About Us

The Centre for Public Interest Law-Cameroon (CPIL) is an independent, not-for-profit, organization that strive for justice and fairness especially for the poor and marginalized in society by working to improve democratic governance, rule of law and ensuring accountability of public and private actors through advocacy, litigation, social mobilisation and research. It was Incorporated in January 2015 under the Cameroonian Law No 90/053 of 19 December 1990, Law No 99/014 of 22 December 1990 and Decree No 2001/150/PM of 13 May 2001, of the Ministry of free legal services, improved Territorial Administration and Decentralization.

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Our Mission: The Centre for Public Interest Law-Cameroon (CPIL) is an independent, not-for-profit, organization that strives for justice and fairness especially for the poor and marginalized in society by working to improve democratic governance, rule of law and ensuring accountability of public and private actors through advocacy, litigation, social mobilization, and research. It was Incorporated in January 2015 under the Cameroonian Law No 90/053 of 19 December 1990, Law No 99/014 of 22 December 1990 and Decree No 2001/150/PM of 13 May 2001, of the Ministry of free legal services, improved Territorial Administration and Decentralization.

Our Mission:

Our goal is to serve as the ultimate catalyst in the transformation of Cameroon into a just and fair society by working to improve democratic governance and rule of law.

To ensure accountability of public and private actors by developing social accountability tools and mechanisms to monitor public procurements, spending, and civil service integrity.

To transform Cameroon into an integrated and democratically governed community by working with local, traditionally, and customary groups to ensure their inclusion in the implementation of national development plans.

To promote community and Interfaith dialogue, in order to enhance social cohesion and reduced violence and extremism

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