Cyrille Rolande Bechon is a woman – leader of Cameroonian civil society. She is an expert in human rights – specialist in Transitional Justice and conflict analysis / transformation. She is a trainer in human rights and related fields.
She graduated from several university institutions in administrative management, human rights, conflict analysis-transformation and transitional justice.
In addition to the Master in Human Rights, obtained at the University of Yaoundé 2, she holds the prestigious diploma in Transitional Justice issued by the International Center on Transitional Justice of New York and a certificate of specialization in analysis and transformation of conflicts, issued by the Catholic University of Central Africa (UCAC), the Pierre-Mendès-France University (CERDHAP) and Modus Operandi of France.
Cyrille Rolande is a Consultant to several national and international institutions including the Center for Studies and Training for Development, Democracy and Peace (CEFODEP), The Nkafu Policy Institute, the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Foundation, the International Peace Geneva Office (IPB), the Koffi Anan International Foundation, Amnesty International, Front Line Defender, etc.
She is the author or co-author of several publications and articles in the fields of human rights, democracy, peace and conflict transformation.
Cyrille Rolande Bechon has headed the Cameroonian branch of the NGO New Human Rights Cameroon since 2011. In this context, she coordinated the design and implementation of several projects and programs of national scope for the defense, protection and promotion of human rights in Cameroon.
Cyrille Rolande Bechon received an honorary distinction from the Government of Canada in 2017, in recognition of his remarkable contribution to the promotion and protection of human rights in Cameroon.
Cyrille Rolande Bechon is a thought leader well known to Cameroonians or those interested in Cameroon.
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