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On Wednesday, Jean David Génesté, Secretary of State for Vocational Training, signed a letter of intent with Michel Le Dévéhat Representative of the Department for the Promotion of Mobility and International Training of the French Ministry of Education and François Milioni, Representative Of the Schneider Electric Foundation to set up a training program on solar energy in Haiti.

This letter mentions the creation in early 2018 of a Franco-Haitian vocational training center for the solar energy trades. An agreement is expected to be finalized within the next 6 months.

The Secretary of State welcomed the support of France and hoped that this cooperation would be most fruitful.

Michel Le Dévéhat, said that Haitian professionals will be trained at the international standard level in three satellite centers where French experts will mainly participate, stressing that “The training of trainers and the elaboration of the curriculum are the first steps to be taken to make the Operational project “. This initiative should ultimately lead to the creation of secondary and advanced training courses in the solar energy sector.

Schneider Electric will be responsible for supplying the necessary materials for the practical work, said Francois Milioni, convinced that the collaboration between France and Haiti will give excellent results in training on renewable energies and will open the door to the creation of New businesses in Haiti.