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  March 27, 2008

Prime Minister Jacques Édouard Alexis of Haiti will on Friday, March 28, address a protocolary session of the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS), convened in his honor.

Following the special Permanent Council session, the Haitian Prime Minister will hold a press conference, scheduled to be held at 11.45 a.m., in the Miranda Room.

Born September 21, 1947, Alexis has served as Prime Minister since May 2006. He had held the same post during René Préval’s first terms as president. Prior to that, Alexis was Rector of the University of Quisqueya, Minister of the Interior, Minister of Education, Youth and Sports, and technology professor at various tertiary education institutions.

An engineer by profession, Alexis has published on a wide variety of subjects including development, learning and higher education.

The proceedings of the protocolary meeting will be webcast live on the OAS website,

WHAT: Protocolary meeting of the Permanent Council in honor of the Prime Minister of Haiti

WHEN: Friday, March 28, 2008

TIME: 11:00 a.m.

VENUE: Hall of the Americas
Organization of American States
17th Street & Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20006

Reference: AVI-013/08