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Professor Anthony Chase.  As part of the Can the United Nations Empower Social Change series and Global Sustainable Development Speaker series, Occidental College hosts Laurent Lamothe, Fmr. Prime Minister of Haiti, as he talks about "New Approaches to Development: Empowering Economic Change" on Sept. 28, 2016 in Choi Auditorium. Sponsored by Kahane Oxy-at-the-United Nations Program, Young Initiative, and Economics Department.<br />
Born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, he served as Prime Minister of Haiti between May 2012 and December 2014, the longest tenure of any Haitian Prime Minister in three decades. During his time in office, Lamothe presided over the design and implementation of a transformational social policy agenda targeting the poorest sectors of the Haitian population. He also presided over the largest infrastructure development in recent memory, including schools, bridges, roads that are now clearly visible throughout Haiti.<br />
(Photo by Marc Campos, Occidental College Photographer)