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On the occasion of the 1st and 2nd of November, the Office of the Secretary of State for Public Security wishes everyone a happy holiday and takes the opportunity to bring to the attention of the VIP and Security Officer that it is not recommended to carry handguns or long-range inside the enclosures where the festive activities or any other social activities open to the public take place. This recommendation follows up on serial complaints received from various restaurant owners and nightclubs who bears the responsibility of securing their space.
A camp for displaced becomes a village...
An urban development project made it possible to transform an IDP camp in Tabarre into a village where life is good. The land securing of the site at parcel level allows 220 families including 169 women heads of families to settle legally in the long term. A good example of coordination of the international community: a project funded by Canada, implemented by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in collaboration with the Canadian Red Cross, French and Haitian. The project was completed thanks to the great involvement of the Town Hall of Tabarre and the frank collaboration with the Unit of Construction of Housing and Public Buildings.
Interview with the UNESCO Number 2
As part of the 39th session of UNESCO's General Conference in Paris (30 October to 14 November 2017), Pierre Josué Agénor Cadet, Minister of Education, met with Qiang Tang, the Deputy Director-General for Education for UNESCO. Qiang Tang said he was sensitive to the Haitian situation and promised to continue to support Haiti. The cooperation files between Unesco and the Ministry of Education of Haiti was at the center of the exchanges.
The Minister of Health on tour
Marie Gréta Roy Clément, the Minister of Public Health embarked this week on a tour of community reference hospitals in the West Department.
Camps : the Government must make an extra effort
Between October 2016 and September 2017, 1,845 households in 28 sites were able to return to their home communities thanks to the intervention of Government partners. 1,570 households were assisted in Grand'Anse and 275 in the Southern Department. 36 displacement sites remain open in both departments while the hurricane season is underway. Of the sites open, 25 sites (hosting approximately 450 households) remain untargeted by partners for return assistance. An additional effort by the Government is needed to support the return of these families to their areas of origin.
Installation of the new Protector of Citizens
Tuesday, Max Rudolph Saint Albin the Minister of the Interior and Territorial Communities, proceeded to the installation of the new Protector of the Citizen, Me Renan Hedouville. In his speech of circumstance, Hédouville promised to carry out a campaign of proximity for the popularization of the notion of "Human Rights".