Toussaint Louverture

April 7, 2014 – Commemoration of the 211th Anniversary of the Death of Toussaint L’Ouverture

TOUSSAINT L’OUVERTURE The Father of the Nation (1743- 1803) Toussaint L’Ouverture’s name indicated his purpose in life, to give his people an “opening to a better life.” L’Ouverture is remembered as the Father of the Nation, charting the course first for emancipation, and later independence, leading to the uprising of slaves, which erupted in 1791.…

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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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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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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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harry adam

Brookings will host a discussion on Friday March 14, 9:30am – Haiti and Displacement with Harry Adam, Executive Director of the Unit for Housing and Public Buildings Construction (UCLBP) of the Prime Minister’s Office, Government of Haiti

Friday, March 14, 2014, 9:30am – 11:00am The Brookings Institution, Falk Auditorium, 1775 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Washington, DC http://www.brookings.edu/events/2014/03/14-haiti-displacement-earthquake The Brookings-LSE Project on International Displacement and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) will host a discussion on the humanitarian and development challenges that accompany efforts to resolve the large-scale displacement crises that emerge after natural…

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