Historic Developments on the Eve of the 3rd Anniversary of the 2010 Haiti Earthquake

by / Friday, 11 January 2013 / Published in 2010 Earthquake, Blog, Jim's Corner, National Memorial


The focus of today’s activities centered on legal issues pertaining to the Haitian National Memorial and Peace Park.

ws_Haiti_FlagThe former Minister of Justice, a member of my in-country steering committee, coordinated a meeting with key members of the Haitian legal community. The president of the Bar Association for all of Haiti agreed to communicate the initiative throughout the country and to solicit legal scholars to provide guidance and support for the project.

Additionally, the legal counsel for the Prime Minister’s office agreed to shepherd our initiative through the labyrinth of government decision-makers until such a time as our project gains full acceptance.

Without question, a day of historic developments on the eve of the 3rd anniversary of the 2010 Haiti earthquake.


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