URBAN21 - Youth Forum Organisers
Thomas Tchetmi:
Curriculum Vitae

First Name: Thomas 
Middle Name:
Last Name: Tchetmi
Gender: male
Birth date (dd/mm/jj): 27 December 1975 
Organization: Presse Jeune, President
Contact Address: P.O. box 12147 Yaoundé 
Country: Cameroon
Email: pressejeune (at) hotmail.com
Homepage: none
Phone: +(237) 21. 02. 62 / 20. 96. 35
Fax: +(237) 20.96.35 

1994 - 1997 : University of Yaoundé I (Faculty of Arts, Letters and Human Sciences, Department of Psychology) - diplomas obtained : CEPE, BEPC, Probatoire , Baccalauréat D (Sciences), Licence (B A), Psychology and Sciences of Education, University of Yaoundé I

Retraining/Other Conferences: 
Metropolis, Member of the High Level Committee of the EU-Programme URB-AL (Urbanismo America Latina)

Journalist - Social Entrepreneur - International Consultant 

"The 1997 presidential election as seen by the cameronians press" with support from the US Government 

"Rebondir Magazine" with support from, the Netherlands Government 

"Point d'Accès des Jeunes à l'Internet" with support from Agence de la Francophonie 

Upcoming "Youth Media and Fight against Aids" with support from Unesco and Onusida 

Campaign to fight against corruption among youth 

Voluntary engagement: 
Founding-member of UCJ (Union of Cameroon Journalists) 

Member of UIJPLF (International Union of French Speaking Journalists) 

Member of Commonwealth Press Union 

Member of the Child Right International Network 

Member of WAY (World Assembly of Youth) 

Youth For Habitat International


Evangelization, photography, culture, football, Internet

1992 - 1995 : Co-founder and editor in chief of student magazine " Lycées et Collèges " 1993 – 1995 chief of the heading campus life, of the student magazine " E P S I" 
1995 1997: assistant editor in chief of " Informatique individuelle "
1994: founder and president of the association " presse jeune" 
1996: founder and Publisher of youth health magazine " AGIR " 
1997 – 1998: Initiator and co-ordinator of the project "
1997 presidential election of 1997, seen by Cameroonian press " creation of and Internet site on the media coverage of the election - President of organizing committee of the conference : " the role of the press in a democracy " 
President of organizing committee of the National colloquium on "the role of youth media in training young people - On the invitation of the UNESCO office in Yaounde, co-president of the organizing committee of the world press freedom day in Cameroon - Founder and Publisher of " journal des enfants " ´
1999: Founder and Publisher of " Rebondir magazine " for youth participation in development ; - Initiator and director of Centre Info Jeune( Information and Documentation Centre for Youth) - Local Correspondent of "la Gazette de l'UIJPLF". Initiator and coordinator of Children summer training course on "how to use computer" - Initiator and coordinator of a training program for school news papers leaders 
Co-chair of the "1st National Youth Forum" with the Cameroon Ministry of Youth Affairs

Official Organisers:
Foundation for the Rights of Future Generations
The Secretariat of Youth for Habitat International Network
Youth Initiative EXPO 2000

last update: 14.07.2000