The NGO « Les Centres d’Accueil de l’Espoir » (CAES) has special consultative status with the United Nations Organization Economic and Social Council (UNOESC) received in its structures on August 23 and 06 September 2012, the visit of Mrs. Cécile MBALLA EYENGA, Diplomate stationed at the Permanent Mission of Cameroon to the United Nations in New York (USA).
The visit focused on three main stages, namely: the visit of the CAES General Directorate: during this visit, the General Coordinator in her speech, dwelt on the execution of the 3 e phase of the BD / CAES project which focuses on the Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT) of HIV covering the period from 2012 to 2016.
After this exchange, the Diplomat maintained assistance on the privilege conferred by the ECOSOC special consultative status to an NGO such as « Les Centres d’Accueil de l’Espoir » because of its proven benefits in the humanitarian and social field in Cameroon . The statute grants the NGO the right to sit at UN meetings devoted to issues of humanitarian, social and cultural interest.
The 2nd stage was devoted, on the one hand, to the visit of the accompanying activity structures at the Briqueterie (neighborhood of the Yaounde II district) and, on the other hand, to the visit of the Center for the Promotion of Socio-Economic Activities of Nkoabang (CPSEA). The visit of the structures of the accompaniment activities to the Briqueterie was intended, to see concretely the activities carried out by the free girls who left the street and who converted themselves to the breeding and the small businesses to make a living.
The purpose of the visit to the Center for the Promotion of Socio-Economic Activities (CPSEA) was to enable the Diplomat to pinpoint the economic activities set up by the CAES for the training of young people with a view to promoting their socio-professional integration and their empowerment in trades such as pig farming, fish farming and market gardening.
The 3rd stage of the visit was devoted to the visit of the Efoulan Temporary Home Center (ETHC); specialized structure in OVCa institution and community supervision.