Sylvie Jacqueline Ndongmo

Africa Regional Representative WILPF

Region(s): Africa
Country of focus: Cameroon, Gabon
Based in Cameroon

Sylvie Jacqueline Ndongmo  is a peace leader who has been an active member of Cameroon’s civil society for over 22 years. She is the representative of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WIPLF) for Africa, and the President of its Cameroon section (@WilpfCameroon) since 2014. She is also a Member of the African Union Steering Committee for the Fund for African Women. Sylvie has been instrumental in advocating for UNSCR 1325 and women, peace and security issues by contributing to the National Action Plans of Cameroon and the Central African Republic.

Sylvie works to raise the voices of Cameroonian and African women through advocacy for their political rights, social rights and inclusion in governance and peace processes. Sylvie has worked across borders to organize women’s groups and find solutions to increasing security challenges on the African continent. She has developed successful awareness-raising campaigns for women to foster their participation in peacebuilding work. Sylvie has also developed a digital youth training programme to promote nonviolence peacebuilding through social media networks.

She is a much sought-after voice for peace in Cameroon and beyond.