GALATA, Inc., the National Leadership Conference of Haitian Mayors, The National conference of Black Mayors and the World Conference of Mayors In search for Instructors
The Board of Directors and planning committee are pleased to present the 4th Annual Convention of the National Leadership Conference of Haitian Mayors. This year’s seminar will be held in Savannah, Georgia November 18-24, 2009. It will feature informative workshops, roundtable discussions and hands on activities to assist more than 400+ Mayors and other elected officials from Haiti , with participation of mayors from Peru , US and Mexico in developing strategies to promote growth and better serve their constituents.
NLCHM asks you to share your knowledge with the mayors as it continues to search for qualified professionals to instruct them each year and/or present in the following curriculum:
DISASTER PREPAREDNESS PREVENTION AND RESPONSE
- MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT
- JOB CREATION
- PUBLIC EDUCATION
- ENVIRONMENTAL PRESERVATION
- ALTERNATIVE ENERGY SOURCES
- WASTE MANAGEMENT
- LEGAL TAXATION TECHNIQUES
- SPECIAL EDUCATION- INTEGRATION
- COMMUNITY ORGANIZING
- PORVERTY REDUCTION
- GOOD GOVERNANCE RESEARCH BASE TECHNIQUES
- DECENTRALIZATION INITIATIVES
The leadership seminar has been embraced by the National Conference of Black Mayors Inc, (NCBM) the World Conference of Mayors Inc (WCM) and the National League of Cities. “We are blessed by professionals who believe in helping us further our mission to help each city achieve self-sufficiency through the use of mentoring opportunities, coordination of resources, and collaboration,” says executive director Joseph ”Billy” Louis,BS. Exchanges between Haiti ’s mayors and others around the world are vital to Haiti ’s development starting with its smallest municipality.
LCHM joined forces with the Cities of Savannah, Homestead , Florida City , FL , The National Conference of Black Mayors, and the WCM to bring aid to Haiti during natural disasters and the hunger crisis. The groups established the “Haiti Disaster Relief Fund” and a “Rice to the Occasion” drive. NLCHM continues to provide trainings in Haiti in collaboration with MINUSTAH and the Haitian Government and assisted in bringing the Annual Convention of the World Conference of Mayors to Haiti for the first time in 2007.