Remarks by Ambassador Sison at the Field Epidemiology Training Program Graduation (FETP)

Monsieur Director General of MSPP Monsieur Director of the Directorate of Epidemiology, Laboratory and Research Monsieur National Coordinator of FETP-Haiti Monsieur Vice-Dean of the Medical School FETP graduates And my distinguished colleagues – Bonjour. It is an honor to be here this morning to commemorate the Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) graduation of the third ...
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Speech by Ambassador Sison on the occasion of the U.S. Independence Day

Good evening! We are pleased to welcome our honored guests tonight to our celebration of our U.S. Independence Day. I want to give special thanks to His Excellency, the President of the Republic, Jovenel Moise and First Lady Martine Moise, as well as to His Excellency, the Prime Minister, Jack Guy Lafontant, for being with ...
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Ambassador Sison Remarks at the AmCham Welcome Reception

Honorable Members of the Government, President of the Supreme Court Cabinet Ministers, Members of Parliament, Members of the Diplomatic Corps, President of AmCham, Members of the Board and Members of AmCham Distinguished guests: Thank you, Daniel, for your kind words. And thank you, AmCham. I am so glad to have this opportunity to meet with ...
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Congratulations Digicel – NBA Jumpstart #TeamHaiti

Good morning everyone, A special greeting to Special Olympics Haiti! Hats off to you! First of all, I’d like to congratulate Digicel for their Jumpstart initiative to inspire youth through this sports partnership program with the National Basketball Association. A huge thanks to Troy Justice, Basketball International Operations Director, and Ron Nored, Head Coach for ...
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Ambassador Sison Remarks at Justinien University Hospital Pediatric Ward Inauguration

Madame la Ministre du Ministère de la Santé Publique et de la Population  Monsieur le Directeur Général du Ministère de la Santé Publique et de la Population  Department Director of the North   It is with great pleasure that I join you today on behalf of the American people to inaugurate the opening of a ...
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Inauguration of Justinian University Hospital Pediatric Ward

U.S. Ambassador Joins Minister of Health to Inaugurate Justinien University Hospital’s New Pediatric Ward   Cap-Haitien, April 17, 2018 – United States Ambassador to Haiti Michele J. Sison delivered remarks alongside the Haitian Minister of Health at Justinien University Hospital in Cap-Haitien to mark the inauguration of a new pediatric ward constructed by the United ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Sison at the Diegue Sous-Commissariat Handover

I am delighted that we have a chance to gather here this afternoon at this newly constructed police facility, financed by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL). I would like to offer special recognition today to PALGAG, the project implementer, for a job well done. The United ...
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US Government and Haiti reinforce the National Specimen Referral Network

US Government and Haiti reinforce the National Specimen Referral Network for better health security for Haitians   Port-au-Prince, Wednesday, March 28 – The United States supported the launching of the expanded National Specimen Referral Network (NSRN) at the National Public Health Laboratory and the Directorate of the Epidemiology, Laboratory and Research in Port-au-Prince.  Ambassador Michele ...
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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Michele Sison at The International Forum on State Reform

His Excellency Jovenel Moise, President of the Republic of Haiti, Mr. Jack Guy Lafontant, Prime Minister of the Republic of Haiti, Mr. President of the Senate, Mr. President of the Chamber of Deputies, Honorable Senators and Deputies of the Republic, Dr. Josué Pierre-Louis, General Coordinator of the Office of Management and Human Resources (OMRH), Ladies ...
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GBV Video Launch

Welcome, everyone! It is such a pleasure to host you all here at the Ambassador’s Residence as we commemorate the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence.  This international activism campaign runs from November 25, which is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, until December 10, Human Rights Day.  Gender-based violence ...
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Survivor Storytelling and Panel Advocacy Event

Chargé d’Affaires Robin Diallo’s Participation in Gender-based Violence (GBV) Survivor Storytelling and Panel Advocacy Event Tuesday, December 5, 2017 Ambassador’s Residence   It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to the Ambassador’s Residence as we continue to commemorate the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence. From the International Day for the Elimination ...
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Braille Equipment Handover Ceremony

Charge d’Affaires Robin Diallo Remarks Braille Equipment Handover Société Haïtienne d’Aide aux Aveugles October 19, 2017   Esteemed National Coordinator of SHAA, dear Commander of the Security Cooperation Office, dear USAID Education Team, and dear distinguished guests; good morning to all of you. I want to welcome you all once again to this exciting event. ...
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VOA Affiliate Journalism Training

Chargé d’Affaires Diallo Opening Remarks VOA Affiliate Journalism Training October 9, 2017, 9 a.m. Best Western Hotel, Port au Prince     Good Morning. It’s a pleasure to see you all this morning, including long-time friend, Joan Mower.  It’s great that three top VOA media professionals from Washington, all Creole speakers with Haitian roots, are able to conduct this training.  You ...
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Chargé Robin Diallo Attends “Retour sur Elan Haiti 2016” Event

Groupe ECHO Haiti Retour sur Elan Haiti 2016 SEPTEMBER 23, 2017 MARRIOTT HOTEL   Good evening. Minister of Tourism, business sector leaders, friends of the media, and change makers. I am told the word “Elan” can be translated as a run-up or launch for young people to work towards a better Haiti.  I am here ...
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Visit by U.S. Congressional Delegation to Haiti

A Congressional delegation visited Haiti on July 30 led by Representative Jeff Duncan, Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere within the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee.  The delegation scheduled a visit to Haiti as part of a four-country trip focused on strengthening regional security cooperation and coordination.  Chairman Duncan traveled with ...
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U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Visits Hôpital Universitaire de Mirebalais

American Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Brian Shukan and members of the U.S Government (USG) health team visited Hôpital Universitaire de Mirebalais (HUM), a state-of-the art 300-bed hospital facility operated by USG collaborator Partners in Health/Zanmi Lasante (PIH/ZL).  HUM opened in 2013 and was built through the combined efforts of the Ministry of Public Health and Population ...
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Statement by U.S. Ambassador Peter F. Mulrean Upon the Arrival of the First Airlift Flight Of Relief Materials for the Victims of Hurricane Matthew

I am honored to be here with Provisional President Privert for the arrival of the first shipments of humanitarian relief supplies from the United States.  What you see behind us is one of five 747 cargo plane deliveries of more than 480 metric tons of supplies to help an estimated 100,000 people. I accompanied Provisional ...
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Kenneth H. Merten, Haiti Special Coordinator

Kenneth Merten has been serving as the Haiti Special Coordinator and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Haiti in the  Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs  since August 17, 2015. Since April 2016, he assumed responsibility as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Canadian Affairs in the same Bureau. A two-time Ambassador, he was most recently the United States Ambassador to the Republic of ...
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