CAPEC is one of the youth organizations which have been invited by the Ministry of Youth Affairs to take part in the celebration of the 12th Edition of the International Youth Day on August 12th 2011 in Hilton Hotel, Yaoundé. The theme of this year and the International Youth Day 2011 has been identified as: Dialogue and Mutual Understanding.
IYD is celebrated each year to recognize the efforts of the world’s youth in enhancing global society. It also aims to promote ways in which to engage them in becoming more actively involved in making positive contributions to their communities. Present at the ceremony were the Minister of Youth Affairs, the UNFPA Representative, the UNESCO Representative, the Secretary of State for Public Health, the Secretary General of Youth Affairs and the National President of the Cameroon Youth Council.