VISIT OF SUPPORT BY THE CLUB DE MADRID TO PRESIDENT MARTELLY
(Haiti Libre) - By Hérold Israël
PORT-AU-PRINCE - The President of the Republic, His Excellency, Mr. Michel Joseph Martelly, held on Tuesday, September 27, 2011, a working meeting with a delegation from the Club de Madrid composed of two former heads of states.
The complete delegation consister of:
1 Joe Clark, Prime Minister of the Canada
2 Cassam Uteem, e.g. President of the Republic of Mauritius.
3 Maria Elena Aguero, Assistant General Secretary of the club.
4 Juan Gabriel Valdés, former United Nations official
5 Nacho Espinosa, e.g. Officer program, Club of Madrid.
6 Sandra Dorzin, local expert in the Club of Madrid.
The essential purpose of this fifth mission to Haiti, according to Juan Gabriel Valdès, is to support the President and to share with him their experience as men of State.
Mr. Cassam Uteem of Mauritius said that the Club of Madrid wants to be at the disposal of President Martelly by providing all possible support from their personal experience.
The Club of Madrid is an independent non-profit organization, consisting of 80 former Presidents and former heads of Government from 56 different countries. It is the largest world forum of former heads of State and Government who meet to respond to a growing demand for support among the leaders in two key areas: Leadership and democratic governance, and the response to crisis and post crisis situations.