Every time you call Haiti, you are financing ‘School for All”

Four years after the launch of the PSUGO (Programme de Scolarisation Universelle, Gratuite et Obligatoire) the Director-General of National Education in Haiti, Rénold Telfort, has announced that more than 6,8 billion gourdes had been spent on schooling subsidies between 2011 and 2015.

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LSL can help with debt relief for African countries

African countries can continue to support socio-economic projects while not increasing already-existing foreign aid debt or needing to borrow more money. 

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LSL can help mobilise the Ugandan diaspora via innovative financing for development

Uganda borrows mostly to facilitate economic infrastructural development, largely from the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, the African Development Bank, China Exim Bank and Japan.  World Bank (2013) data places Uganda’s current external debt at Ush3.7 trillion (USD4 billion)

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Harnessing the financial potential of the telecoms sector

The United Nations advises developing countries to implement innovative financing mechanisms to raide funds for development projects. One way of raising governmental revenue is through surcharges, which can be placed on financial transactions, air tickets or carbon emissions. 

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Le Huffington Post Invite Laurent Lamothe à réfléchir sur le séisme de 2010

Il y a de cela à peine plus de 5 ans, le 12 janvier 2010, un tremblement de terre dévastateur frappait Haïti, ravageant le pays. Voyant son pays se battre pour se remettre du désastre, Laurent Lamothe, qui était alors Premier Ministre, a fait la promesse de consacrer sa vie à stimuler le développement socio-économique non seulement d’Haïti, mais également de tous les pays émergents et en développement.

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The Huffington Post Invites Laurent Lamothe to reflect on the 2010 earthquake

Just over 5 years ago, on 12 January 2010, a devastating earthquake struck Haiti, laying waste to the country. Seeing his country struggle to recover from the disaster, the then Prime Minister, Laurent Lamothe, pledged to make it his life’s work to stimulate the socio-economic development not only of Haiti, but of all emerging and developing countries.

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LSL World Initiative can assist the Philippines to accelerate inclusive growth

The government of the Philippines faces the enormous challenge of creating more and better jobs and reducing poverty. The substantial out-flow of its best and brightest people from the Philippines must somehow be stemmed if the country is to live up to its potential.

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LSL World Initiative wishes you happy holdays

As 2015 draws to a close, LSL World Initiative wishes you a happy and restful festive season, as well as a prosperous and successful New Year. 

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Laurent Lamothe Hosts Christmas Celebration for Children of Haiti

Founder of LSL World Initiative, Laurent S. Lamothe, welcomed children from the community Obléon to celebrate Christmas at his home in Haiti.

 

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Laurent Lamothe Meets with United Nations Official Douste-Blazy to Discuss Innovative Financing for Development

Laurent S. Lamothe, LSL World Initiative founder and former Prime Minister of Haiti, and Philippe Douste-Blazy, United Nations Under-Secretary-General, Special Adviser on Innovative Financing for Development (IFD), met on December 2 in Paris to discuss IFD and its contribution to the developing world.

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