Dr. Christopher Fomunyoh appointed Special Adviser to NDI President

Cameroonian-born Dr. Christopher Fomunyoh has been made Special Adviser to the President of the US-based National Democratic Institute (NDI). The announcement was made in a May 28, 2024 release signed by the NDI President, Dr. Tamara Cofman Wittes. This appointment adds to his current position as Senior Associate and Regional director for Central and West Africa at NDI.

Also appointed in a similar position is his colleague, Les Campbel. And according to the NDI President "Together, Chris and Les share nearly 70 years of experience at NDI, including lessons accumulated from previous policy shifts, organizational changes, and other reforms."

In their new role, besides advising President Tamara, they are also expected to put their "... tremendous wisdom to work for NDI as a whole...". It should be recalled that Dr. Chris Fomunyoh is also is the founder of The Fomunyoh Foundation (TFF), a non-profit organization that supports democracy and humanitarian causes in Cameroon.

The National Democratic Institute is a non-profit American non-governmental organization whose stated mission is to "support and strengthen democratic institutions worldwide through citizen participation, openness and accountability.