Annick Girardin, Minister of State for Development and Francophonie, is visiting the Central African Republic and Cameroon.
In Bangui, Annick Girardin will reaffirm France’s solidarity and our support for the transition, which should notably lead to a constitutional referendum and presidential and parliamentary elections by the end of the year. She will be received by Catherine Samba Panza, Transitional President, Mahamat Kamoun, Prime Minister, and Florence Limbio, Minister of Economy, and will take stock of the situation with representatives of the international community who are lending their support to the transition process.
The fight against climate disruption will be a key focus of the visit to Cameroon. Annick Girardin will be received by President Paul Biya and will visit several forest conservation and water management projects. She will discuss the issues at stake at the Paris Climate Conference with Cameroonian students. Lastly, she will meet with NGOs in order to take stock of assistance being provided to the victims of Boko Haram.