Nesmy Manigat, Minister of National Education & Vocational Training

On Thursday April 3, 2014, Mr. Nesmy Manigat who is a professor and member of the Bipartite Commission of negotiation and Advisor to the Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe, has been installed as the Minister of National Education and Vocational Training in place of outgoing Minister Vanneur Pierre. Vanneur Pierre congratulated his successor, the new minister in the presence of the Prime Minister and other senior officers and employees of the Ministry. The outgoing minister welcomed his successor and expressed his belief that professor Manigat's knowledge, experience and understanding of the Haitian economy and social reality will help him immensely to fulfill his challenges ahead.


The Prime Minister thanked and congratulated the outgoing Minister Vanneur Pierre for his contribution to the department and extended future supports to the new minister from the Martelly administration. While welcoming him to the new responsibility he reminded him the importance of his entrusted mission to implement the dream educational project of President Martelly into reality. The professor has been chosen to this post for his skills and professionalism.

The new minister has observed the work of his predecessor for last 20 months. He has promised that the staff and members of the institute will work jointly on the trail left by his predecessor, face every challenge in the system to realize the dream projects of the Head of the State. Serving Ministry of Education is not a privilege but an opportunity.

Nesmy Manigat is an expert in International Management and a Master of Science (DEA + 1) in Management of Small and Medium Organizations from University of Quebec, Canada. He has served as a consultant and speaker, mostly in Haiti and other countries like the France, Canada, the United States, Dominican Republic and Guinea. He joined as Aide et Action International in July 2005 as head of resources and partnerships for the Caribbean region. In 2007, Manigat became the Regional Director Latin America and the Caribbean.

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