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Haiti - Elections : Swearing in, installation and election of members of the Bureau of CTCEP
After receiving the amplification of the hands of the Minister of Justice, Me Jean Renel Sanon, the new electoral advisers have sworn "to implement and enforce the provisions of the electoral law and perform their duties with dignity, independence, impartiality and patriotism."
Pierre Simon Georges and Emmanuel Menard who spoke on behalf of all advisers have pledged to achieve free, credible, democratic and honest elections.
The members of CTECP have not minimized the challenges ahead, they have expressed confidence to conduct successfully the mission entrusted to them. Representatives of the Judiciary stressed that national interests should take precedence over individual interests, in order to respect the rules of democracy. Those of the Legislature insisted on the necessity of holding free, democratic and credible elections and those of the Executive on the civic responsibility of members of CTCEP throughout the electoral process.
Subsequently, in a separate ceremony at headquarters of CTCEP in Petion-Ville, the nine members were installed in their function. In the evening, the members of CTCEP ahve proceeded to the election of members of the Bureau of the Electoral Council.
Emmanuel Ménard (Representative of the Executive) was elected President, against his opponent Léopold Berlanger (Representative of the Judiciary)
Composition of the Bureau of CTCEP :
Chair: Emmanuel Ménard (Executive Branch)
Vice - President: Mary Clunie Dumay Miracles (Legislative Power)
General Secretary: Marie Carole Duclervil Floréal (Judicial Power)
Treasurer: Pierre Simon Georges (Legislative Power)
Advisor: Applyx Felix (Judicial Power)
Advisor: Chantal Raymond (Executive Power)
Advisor: Léopold Berlanger (Judicial Power)
Advisor: Margareth Giraud St-Louis (Executive Power)
Advisor: Joseph Néhémy: (Legislative Power)