Haiti - News : Zapping...
The Consulate General of Haiti in Montreal informs the Haitian community and the general public, that its offices will be closed from December 22, 2017 to January 2, 2018, during the end of year celebrations. Services will resume as usual, Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 9:00 am. In case of emergency, the following numbers will be available: 514-561-6479 and 647-712-1968. The Consulate General of Haiti in Montreal wishes you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2018.
Entrepreneur of the Year, congratulations of the CCIH
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Haiti (CCIH) salutes and congratulates the winners of the Digicel Entrepreneur of the Year competition http://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-23002-haiti-economy-winners-of-the-8th-edition-digicel-entrepreneur-of-the-year-2017.html and the winner Dr. Barry Beauvais of the Haitian Center for Investigation and Treatment of Infertility (CHITAI). The CCIH also wishes to applaud Taino Aqua Ferme (agriculture and environment category) and United Shipping & Logistics (emerging category).
Agriculture : certifications of 95 executives
In order to strengthen its organizational performance, the Ministry of Agriculture with the technical support of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the financing of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) proceeded this week to the certification of 95 of its executives in the areas of planning, budgeting, monitoring and evaluation.
Ambassador Léon Charles, acting Permanent Representative of the Permanent Mission of Haiti to the Organization of American States (OAS), had a working session with Dr. Paz y Paz, Head of the Secretariat for Multidimensional Security of the OAS to monitor ongoing projects in Haiti on the theme of Multidimensional Security.
On Thursday, Heidi Fortuné, the Minister of Justice, received in his office the Canadian Ambassador to Haiti, André Frenette who renewed his country's determination to work to strengthen cooperation with Haiti, particularly in the field of Justice and the rule of law.
Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation
Friday, Jean Michel Lapin, the Director General of the Ministry of Culture accompanied by the Ministry's Technical Directors, was visited by the Cultural Attaché of the American Embassy in Haiti, Adair Hamilton, with whom he discussed around the "Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation for the year 2018".