Michèle Duvivier Pierre-Louis

Haiti  |  President, Fondation Connaissance et Liberté

Former Prime Minister of Haiti


Michèle Duvivier Pierre-Louis is a Haitian politician who was prime minister of Haiti from September 2008 to November 2009. While prime minister, Pierre-Louis also served as minister of justice and public security. Upon leaving office in November 2009, she resumed her activities at the Fondation Connaissance et Liberté (FOKAL), as president, coordinating special projects. Pierre-Louis is also a professor at Université Quisqueya, Haïti.

Pierre-Louis holds a degree from Queens College of New York and has received several awards and distinctions in her career. She holds a Doctorate Honoris Causa in humanities from Saint Michael College, Vermont in 2004. In December 2014, she received a second Doctorate Honoris Causa from the University of San Francisco.

Pierre-Louis was an event speaker at the Dialogue.

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