Representative of Haiti at the IIN is awarded by the Government of France
The Government of France recognizes with the Order of the Knights of the Order of the Grand Cross – Legion of Honor the work of the Director General of the Institute of Social Welfare and Research (IBESR) and Representative of Haiti to the Council Director of the Inter-American Children’s Institute (IIN) to Ms. Arielle Villedroin.
As Director of IBESR, Ms. Villedroin has demonstrated her commitment to strengthening the protection of children and adolescents in Haiti. In particular the opening of IBESR offices in each Haitian political department, as well as a national database with information on children in vulnerable situations, the census on the situation of children without parental care in the country and the establishment evaluation mechanisms. Also noteworthy is the work carried out on adoptions and the ratification of international instruments as a mechanism for modernizing the national legal framework on the protection and promotion of the rights of children and adolescents.
The IIN congratulates Ms. Villedroin, reiterating our commitment to continue accompanying the work she is doing in Haiti in strengthening policies to promote and protect the rights of children and adolescents.