Global civil society activity in Douala, Cameroon

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Douala is the largest city in Cameroon and its economic capital. It is also the capital of Cameroon's Littoral Region. Home to Central Africa's largest port and its major international airport, Douala International Airport (DLA), it is the commercial and economic capital of Cameroon and the entire CEMAC region comprising Gabon, Congo, Chad, Equatorial Guinea, Central African Republic and Cameroon. Consequently, it handles most of the country's major exports, such as oil, cocoa and coffee, timber, metals and fruits. As from 2018, the city and its surrounding area had an estimated population of 2,768,400. The city sits on the estuary of Wouri River and its climate is tropical.

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Meetings Statistics

From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report

20 years

Douala is ranked #1099 over a 20 year period,
with 18 meetings since 1998.


Douala is ranked #872 in 2018, with 0 meetings.

Organizations based in Douala

Centre Africain de Recherches sur Bananiers et Plantains Est. 1989

African Insurance Organization Est. 1972

Union of African Shippers' Councils Est. 1977

Confederation of Environmental and Development NGOs of Central Africa Est. 1992

Africa Development Interchange Network Est. 1985

Réseau des Défenseurs des Droits Humains en Afrique Centrale Est. 2007

Groupe Interafricain d'Etudes, de Recherches et d'Application sur la Fertilité

View More profiles (7 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Past Events in Douala

2019 Séminaire – Réseau francophone de la régulation des télécommunications
2016 JAG : Journées Africaines de la Géotechnique – Trans-national Committee of African Geotechnical Engineers
2016 Session – United Nations Economic Commission for Africa
2013 Leadership Conference and General Assembly – All Africa Baptist Fellowship
2011 African conference on international commercial law – United Nations Commission on International Trade Law
2010 Meeting / African Music Rostrum – International Music Council
2010 Congress – Groupe Interafricain d'Etudes, de Recherches et d'Application sur la Fertilité
2006 Rencontres internationales sur la démocratie et le management local – Conférence internationale des dirigeants des institutions d'enseignements supérieur de gestion d'expression française
2006 Session – Fishery Committee for the Eastern Central Atlantic
2005 International colloquium on communication for development
2004 Séminaire sur l'assurance maritime – Federation of African National Insurance Companies
2004 Annual international congress on African tourism – Africa Travel Association
2003 Conference – Pan-African Association for Port Cooperation
2003 Central Africa sub-regional conference – Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa
2003 Meeting – International Union of Socialist Youth
2001 Seminar on strategies of information and communication management within umbrella farmers – Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation
2001 Séminaire – International Institute of Insurance, Yaoundé
2000 Meeting – Femmes chefs d'entreprises mondiales
1999 Regional workshop on the socio-cultural impact of demographic behaviour on population policies and programmes in Africa – African Itinerant College for Culture and Development
1998 International symposium on bananas and food security / International Symposium – Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation
1997 Seminar on self finding of cooperative human resources development centres – Support Network for the Capacity Development of Cooperatives
1997 Annual general assembly – Federation of African National Insurance Companies
1996 Forum international sur l'avenir de la francophonie en Afrique
1996 Forum – Union panafricaine pour le développement de la francophonie
1996 Conference – South-North Network Cultures and Development

View More Past Events (46 total) in The International Congress Calendar

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