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Biden appointed US Haiti’s ambassador to the US Department of Voice

WASHINGTON – US President Joe Biden nominated US Ambassador to the post of Haiti’s Michelle Sesan Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs.

Career, US Ambassador, the highest post, Sesan has served in Haiti since 2018 in the US Foreign Service. She is a respected diplomat in Port-a-Prince, where she has been vocal about democratic governance, rule of law and respect for human rights.

“We are very concerned about any action that undermines democratic institutions in Haiti,” Sisson told VOA during an exclusive interview in February.

Before arriving in Port-au-Prince, he served as a US Deputy Representative to the United Nations with the rank of Ambassador from 2014 to 2018.

He is experienced in global coalition building, international threats, peacekeeping, international development and humanitarian relief.

Sesan’s former positions include US Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Maldives, Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates; Assistant Head of Mission in Iraq; And Deputy Chief of Mission in Pakistan.

In the State Department, he held the post of Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South Asian Affairs.

Sisson has been awarded several awards, most notably the Distinguished Service Award and the prestigious rank award of the President.

The US Senate must confirm his nomination before it takes effect.

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