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Thursday, Ambassador Sison met with the President of the Provisional Electoral Council, Leopold Berlanger, and the Executive Director, Uder Antoine. They agreed on the importance of an impartial Permanent Electoral Council for Haiti’s long-term political development. They also discussed Haitian government preparations for the 2019 elections, including the planning, administration and budgeting of these elections.
Moïse for a free and independent press
"On this World Press Freedom Day, I reiterate my commitment to work for a free and independent press. I also renew the commitment of my Administration to cooperate with the Corporation to strengthen the spirit of professionalism among journalists who play a vital role in the democratization of the country," said President Jovenel Moïse.
The PM questioned in the Senate
On Wednesday, the Prime Minister, the Minister of Education and the Minister of Justice answered Senators' questions. The dialogue was very animated around the criminal attack in Cap Haitien https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-24235-haiti-flash-attack-with-tear-gas-during-a-conference-1-death-and-several-wounded.html and repeated demonstrations that hinder the smooth running of our schools," said Senator Joseph Lambert.
Senator Lambert encourages the 4th power
"It is my duty and pleasure to participate in the celebration of World Press Freedom Day (3 May). The expression is free. The civilized world can only encourage the strengthening of the 4th Power. I subscribe to that ! Senator Joseph Lambert, President of the Senate.
Launch of a UNIVOC Center in Haiti
At the beginning of the week, the National Institute of Vocational Training (INFP), in collaboration with UNESCO, launched the "UNESCO VOCational Training Center" (UNEVOC) Haiti. With 247 centers in more than 160 member countries of the Network, UNEVOC is a leading global platform for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) aimed at strengthening South-South and North-South cooperation.
Haiti takes the presidency of CREDAF
At the 33rd International Conference of the Center for Meetings and Studies of Directors of Tax Administrations (CREDAF) of French-speaking countries, which ended on Wednesday, representatives of 30 countries unanimously elected Haiti to the Presidency of CREDAF. In addition, it was decided to open CREDAF to other non-French speaking countries.