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Lacks-Guvens Cadette

Lawyer-Activist, Bar of Port-au-Prince

Lacks-Guvens Cadette was born in Cerca-Carvajal, he holds a degree in legal sciences at the Faculty of Law and Economics (FDSE) of the State University of Haiti (UEH). He graduated as a Health Officer by the Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP) and the Higher Institute for Management Training in Health (ISFCS) in a program at Tulane University.

He has received training in administrative law litigation from the National Center of Territorial Public Service in France. He received training on the Sustainable Development Goals in New York City at the United Nations headquarters, and participated in international conferences in International Development at Harvard University, in Public Policy and Entrepreneurship at Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT.

Furthermore, he has trainig in investigative and fact-finding techniques and communication skills. He has training in teaching techniques by the Caribbean Studies Association and in the EPA, EU, and BACOZ agreements.

He led the Global Shapers Community in Port-au-Prince from 2016 to 2017, which allowed him to represent Haiti in Geneva at the annual Curators meeting.

Mr. Cadette is an activist in the field of the defense and promotion of human rights through the Cercle de Réfléxion sur la Justice (Brainstorming Circle on Justice). He is a lawyer-activist at the Bar of Port-au-Prince and author of several articles on the new draft of the constitution.