Announcement – Passport Unit will be closed April 11-21, 2014

  The Embassy of Haiti informs the public that the Passport Unit will be closed from 11-21 April 2014 due to equipment setup for a new system. During that period the Consular service will not be able to receive emergency passport applications. In addition, Note that there will be no consular services provided on Saturday…

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BÉLO

“BélO is a socially-minded, Haitian-born singer-songwriter powerfully delivering jazz and world beat inflected reggae in French and Creole.” —The Huffington Post Belo at the Artisphere on Friday, April 11, presented in partnership with the Francophonie Festival 2014 Haitian artist BélO has been hailed as one of Haiti’s musical ambassadors to the world. He uses his…

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Young Haitian Professional Networking Event

On Thursday, March 27, Embassy staff members joined over one hundred young Haitian professionals ranging from college students to mid-level professionals at Bohemian Caverns for a networking event. The event was organized and hosted by Anabelle Pierre, and Marc Alain Boucicault, two young Haitian professionals working and studying in Washington D.C. The invited speaker Cleve…

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Grande Fête de la Francophonie

Friday, March 21 was the highly anticipated Grande Fête de la Francophonie. The Embassy set its stage with a delectable Haitian culinary experience, a great introduction to the country. Over thirty-five embassies represented, the Grande fête presented a wonderful mélange of francophone cultures from all over the world, including performances from the musical groups Jomion…

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Durable Solutions, Post-Disaster Displacement: Challenges and Opportunities in Haiti

On Friday, March 14, 2014, The Brookings-LSE Project on International Displacement and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) hosted a discussion on the humanitarian and development challenges that accompany efforts to resolve the large-scale displacement crises that emerge after natural disasters. Drawing in particular on experiences in Haiti and the results of a new Brookings-IOM…

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Palmyra Middle School Students visit the Embassy of Haiti in D.C.

On Friday, March 14, Ambassador Altidor and his staff welcomed Jeff Remington, Life Science educator and his students to the Embassy. The students travelled from Pennsylvania to DC for a special visit to the Embassy. Although they have been raising money for their Haiti project, and sharing lessons with many Haitian students in Haiti, for…

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The Contribution of Women in The Francophone World – FSI Panel

On Friday, March 14, The State Department Foreign Service Institute (FSI) hosted a panel discussion on The Contribution of Women in the Francophone World. Panelists included, Mrs. Stephane C. Rosenberg, Chief of Section-Education and Cultural Affairs from the Embassy of Haiti, Washington, D.C. and other experts from Morocco, Ivory Coast and Cameroon. They addressed women…

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