Christian Lambang Fonye is a consultant/Lecturer of the Pan African Institute for Development West Africa. He is the Secretary General of the Movement for Democracy, Development and Transparency and has also served as a Protection Officer in the National Commission on Human Rights and Freedoms, Cameroon. Christian has extensive experience working with civil society issues and has also served as the monitoring and evaluation officer in the European Union civil society Strengthening program in the southwest region of Cameroon.
With a multidisciplinary background in Political science, law and Human Resource Development, he holds a Masters degree in Peace, Conflict and International relations from the Pan African Institute for Development West Africa. Christian is certified in Human Rights and Civilian service from the Peace Operations Training Institute in Virginia, USA and holds specialized certificates in Conflict analysis, Negotiation and Interfaith Conflict Resolution from the United States Institute of Peace. He is a Mandela Washington Fellow 2017 from the Presidential Precinct in the USA. He is a YALDA mentor overseeing the YALDA paidwa branch.