Haiti - Justice : OAS strengthens the OPC - HaitiLibre.com : Haiti news 7/7





iciHaiti - Women's football : Grassroots Festival in Hinche and Cap-Haitien

iciHaiti - Social : Antony Blinken discusses the resumption of flights by American companies

iciHaiti - CNDS D1 playoffs : Result of the second day

iciHaiti - Port-de-Paix : New public square at Sreet Monfort

iciHaiti - Education : Reminder of official dates of State exams


more news


Haiti - FLASH : Suspension of management permits, for violence against a student

Haiti - FLASH : The Palace of 365 doors threatened with demolition by the «Gran Grif» gang

Haiti - News : Zapping...

Haiti - Humanitarian : UNICEF provides drinking water to all sites of displaced families

Haiti - Environment : The CPT wants to spend more than a billion gourdes to clean the streets...


more news


Haiti - Justice : OAS strengthens the OPC
15/01/2013 11:47:15

Haiti - Justice : OAS strengthens the OPC
Monday, the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (OAS) launched in Port-au-Prince an initiative to strengthen the capacity of the Haitian Office de la Protection du Citoyen (OPC) in the area of mediation.

The OPC, Haiti’s ombudsman office, is an independent institution under the Haitian Constitution whose function is to protect individuals against government abuses.

A conference, co-hosted by the OAS and the OPC, was held Monday in Port-au-Prince, during which representatives of the ombudsman offices of El Salvador, Haiti, Guatemala, Peru and Venezuela, as well as officials of the Inter-American Human Rights Commission, have shared their experiences and best practices on the role of ombudsmen in the protection of human rights and in the peaceful resolution of disputes.

The initiative will then continue throughout the month of January with a series of training seminars on conflict analysis, negotiation and mediation for personnel of the OPC. The seminars will be offered in partnership by the OAS with the United States Institute of Peace.

This initiative takes place in the framework of the OAS Mediation-Capacity-Building Project, implemented by the Department of Sustainable Democracy and Special Missions of the Secretariat for Political Affairs with financial support of the Government of Canada.

HL/ HaitiLibre

Twitter Facebook Rss
Send news to... Daily news...




Why HaitiLibre ? | Contact us | Français
Copyright © 2010 - 2024
Haitilibre.com