Minister Paradis visits Haiti assessed progress and challenges
August 28, 2013 — This visit to Haiti was an opportunity for Minister Paradis to assess the current development situation in the country, and to discuss needs and priorities with key stakeholders.
Minister Paradis met with representatives of the Haitian government, including Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe, and with representatives of Canadian and international development organizations working in Haiti, as well as other stakeholders from civil society organizations and private sector firms.
The Minister also visited:
- a Canada-funded emergency field hospital in Gonaïves;
- a warehouse operated by the World Food Programme in Gonaïves; and
- a credit union in St-Marc supporting local families in paying for their children's school tuition.
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