General Chaumont Made Chevalier of Chadian National Order
N'Djamena, 9 December 2009 -- Major-General Gerardo Chaumont, MINURCAT Police Commissioner, was decorated Chevalier of the Chadian National Order by the Special Representative of the President of Chad, Major-General Oki Mahamat Yaya Dagache. The ceremony took place in N'Djamena at the headquarters of the National Coordination of International Forces in Chad (CONAFIT). The Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Chad, Mr. Victor Angelo, as well as representatives of UN agencies and the diplomatic corps also witnessed the event.
General Chaumont was nominated to receive the medal of the Chadian National Order by presidential decree on 19 August 2009.