Briefings and Tours (June 16, 2010)

Picture of briefing

On June 16, 4 university students from Haiti enrolled in the Center for Intercultural Education and Development (CIED) program with 3 of their respective Program Officers from U.S. universities visited the OAS. The group received a tour of the Historic OAS Main Building with Aline Hommes, Specialist, Department of International Affairs, Secretariat for External Relations. Jean Rico Dormeus, Advisor to the Assistant Secretary General spoke on the role and work of the OAS in Haiti. Counselor Paul Prompt Youri Emmanuel, Alternate Representative of the Mission of Haiti to the OAS commended the students on their decision to participate in the CIED program and spoke on the importance of their role as young leaders in helping the Haitian community rebuild after the devastated earthquake of January 2010.