Captain Cyrille Serge Atonfack GuemoTechnical Adviser to The Minister
Cameroon Ministry of Defence
Born June 27, 1972 in Dschang in the Western province of Cameroon, Lieutenant Commander ATONFACK GUEMO Cyrille Serge holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Yaoundé II in political science (1994), and a Navy Commissioner's diploma following two years of higher military training in Group Marine at the Commission of Schools in Toulon in France on behalf of the Cameroonian Navy (1998).
In 2007, he obtained a Master's degree in maritime law from the at the European University Institute of the Sea (IUEM) of Brest in France, while also studying International Humanitarian Law and Refugee rights from the International Institute of Humanitarian Law in San Remo (IIHL) in Italy.
From 2010 to 2013, captain Atonfack Guemo was in charge of the studies of the Ministry of Defence of Cameroon, responsible for law and teachings of security and safety at the maritime and Research Center for Political and Strategic Studies (CREPS) of the University of Yaoundé II.
Since July 2013, he has served as the liaison officer of the National Operational Monitoring Committee implementing the outcomes of the Summit of Heads of State and Government of ECCAS, ECOWAS and CGG on safety and maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea, held in Yaoundé from 24 to 25 June 2013. The first project stemming from this summit, the Interregional Coordination Centre (CIC) of the maritime safety and security strategy for Central Africa and the West Africa, was inaugurated on September 11, 2014.