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Capacity Building for Public Sector Performance in Haiti- Challenges & Opportunities

Date:March 26, 2013 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Location:The Interchurch Center,
475 Riverside Drive,
Earth Institute Conference Room,
Room 253
Contact:For further information regarding this event, please contact Earth Institute Events by sending email to events@ei.columbia.edu .
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The Earth Institute's Center on Globalization and Sustainable Development (CGSD) Haiti Research and Policy Program Series presents, "Capacity Building for Public Sector Performance - Challenges and Opportunities," with  Karl Jean-Louis, Executive Director, OCAPH, Haiti Aid Watchdog and Philippe-Raymond Cantave, President and Chief Executive Officer, Capacity Building Consulting Group.

Open to the public.  RSVP recommended.

The public sector in Haiti has a multitude of functions to perform across a variety of sectors including securing the rule of law and legal governance, public finance, administrative control and local governance, development planning, policy formulation and plan, program and project implementations for basic social service delivery and infrastructure development (soft and hard), and monitoring and evaluation. 

Mr. Jean-Louis and Mr. Cantave will discuss the landscape of capacity building efforts in Haiti and their observations on what is needed to be able to deliver on these multiple functions.  The speakers will discuss ongoing efforts and key targets for the administration to build the capacity needed.

They will also discuss the monitoring and coordination mechanisms and tools that they are currently employing.

 

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