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Articles from Haiti

  1. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 14 October 2014

    Haiti: Calls made for total commitment to quality education

    Together, Haiti’s President and Minister of National Education joined hundreds celebrating World Teachers’ Day in a ceremony organised by the Confédération Nationale des Educatrices et Educateurs d’Haïti (CNEH), a national affiliate of Education International.

    Haiti: Calls made for total commitment to quality education
  2. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 18 September 2014

    Haiti: Education unions rally for quality education

    On 19 September, education unions in Haiti participated in a national teachers’ rally for quality education. This is a move in support of Education International’s (EI) global campaign for quality education.

    Haiti: Education unions rally for quality education
  3. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 2 June 2014

    Haiti: Agreement promotes quality education

    More than a fortnight of countrywide strikes and demonstrations has resulted in an agreement being signed by the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training (MENFP) with the platform of Haitian teachers’ unions.

    Haiti: Agreement promotes quality education
  4. Union growth 24 January 2014

    Haiti: Teachers halt strike after pay rise agreed

    A draft agreement has been signed by teachers' unions and the government’s ad hoc committee resulting in a suspension by teachers of strike action. This follows discussions on 22 and 23 January in which the trade unions negotiated a pay rise with the government which will come into effect in...

    Haiti: Teachers halt strike after pay rise agreed
  5. Union renewal and development 22 May 2013

    International support for Haiti unions

    Achieving quality public education for all in Haiti took another step forward recently when EI and some of its affiliates met with EI Haitian member organisations.

    International support for Haiti unions
  6. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 6 March 2013

    Haiti: Strike leads to social dialogue

    Following the three-day strike in public and private schools on 27, 28 February and 1 March, called by the Teachers’ Platform, the Minister for National Education and Vocational Training, Pierre Vanneur, has pledged to resume discussions aimed at improving the Haitian education system and giving greater recognition to the teaching...

    Haiti: Strike leads to social dialogue
  7. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 18 January 2013

    Haiti: International support for quality public education

    Quality public education in Haiti was highlighted when 20 representatives of 10 trade union organisations from Latin America, Europe, the United States, Canada and the Caribbean took part in a political mission organised by EI from 15-17 January. The aim of the mission was to support the Campaign for Quality...

    Haiti: International support for quality public education
  8. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 17 November 2011

    Haiti: A campaign for the provision of quality public education for everyone

    On 18th November the National Confederation of Teachers in Haiti (CNEH), affiliated to Education International, in collaboration with other teachers' unions in the country, launched a major campaign for “quality state education for both boys and girls.”

    Haiti: A campaign for the provision of quality public education for everyone
  9. Union renewal and development 12 January 2011

    EI marks earthquake anniversary by committing to reconstruct Haiti

    On the first anniversary of the earthquake that destroyed hundreds of towns and communities across Haiti, killing 230,000 people and leaving 1.5 million homeless, EI has pledged to continue its solidarity with the country.

    EI marks earthquake anniversary by committing to reconstruct Haiti
  10. Union renewal and development 18 June 2010

    Haitian union CNEH building a future for teachers

    Following the devastating earthquake which struck Haiti on 12 January this year, EI launched an Urgent Action Appeal and a Special Fund to support its Haitian member organisation - the Confédération Nationale des Enseignants d’Haïti (CNEH) - to re-establish its work of caring for teachers and promoting education and to...

    Haitian union CNEH building a future for teachers
  11. Union renewal and development 7 April 2010

    Haiti: unions develop Action Plan for recovery of the education system

    The Executive Board of EI affiliate CNEH is working on an Action Plan, after getting feedback from the Federations, and the preparations for the International Trade Unions Confederation (ITUC) Summit in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 8-10 April.

    Haiti: unions develop Action Plan for recovery of the education system
  12. Union renewal and development 1 April 2010

    Unions call for decent work while rebuilding Haiti

    In its statement today at the United Nations International Donors' Conference towards a New Future for Haiti, held in New York, the United States, the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) reiterated that "decent work must be central to the reconstruction efforts of Haiti and to shape a new development model...

    Unions call for decent work while rebuilding Haiti
  13. Union renewal and development 29 March 2010

    Hope for Haïti: Education at the heart of recovery

    On the afternoon of 12th January 2010, Jean Lavaud, General Secretary of the Confédération Nationale des Educateurs d’Haïti, was visiting his union colleague Magalie Georges at her Port-au-Prince school, utterly unaware that in a matter of moments their city and their lives would be changed forever.

    Hope for Haïti: Education at the heart of recovery
  14. Union renewal and development 26 February 2010

    Haitian teacher union confronts tragedy, plans for future

    More than 1,100 teachers lost their lives in the massive earthquake that devastated Haiti on 12 January, according to estimates by leaders of the Haitian teachers’ union. But Jean Lavaud and Rene Jolibois of the Confederation Nationale des Educateurs d'Haiti (CNEH) said they have been overwhelmed by the solidarity shown...

    Haitian teacher union confronts tragedy, plans for future