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    Fidic Contracts

    • Date: from June 27, 2017 to September 15, 2017
    • Location: Haïti


    The project under consideration consisted in conducting two 5-day training sessions on the FIDIC contracts.

     These sessions were prepared by the Forhom Institute, agents from the Central Implementation Unit of the Ministry of Transport and IADB. The ultimate client was the Central Implementation Unit, acting as the delegated owner and representative of the Ministry of Public Works, Transport and Communications.


    Two groups of people were trained in Port-au-Prince, for two weeks. Both groups were composed of agents from the Central Implementation Unit and agents from the transport section of IADB.

     The educational content of these two 5-day sessions was as follows:

    First week:

    • Introduction to FIDIC contracts.
    • The various contract documents and their preparation.
    • General provisions.
    • Responsibilities of the main parties:
      • the Owner: building and coordination of the project team;
      • the Engineer: constitution, appointments and procedures;
      • the Contractor;
      • designated subcontractors.
    • Contractual deadline: schedule, delay penalties, etc.
    • Project acceptance, defects liability period, etc.

    Second week:

    • Financial clauses and guarantees: contract modifications, contract amount and payments.
    • Force majeure and insurance.
    • Contract management and dispute prevention.
    • Claim analysis and processing.
    • Constitution, appointments and procedures for “Dispute Boards”.
    • Arbitration procedure.
    • Some information and reflections on the FIDIC Yellow Book.
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    Support to Project Owner for the National Vocational Training Institute

    • Date: from June 22, 2015 to July 21, 2019
    • Location: Haïti


    The consortium comprising the Forhom Institute, Institutions et Développement (I&D) and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Haiti (CCIH) is providing support to the National Vocational Training Institute (INFP, Institut National de Formation Professionnelle in French) for the implementation of the €5 million Skills for Youth Employment project (CPEJ, Compétences pour l’Emploi des Jeunes in French) in Haiti.

    The objective of this assignment is to accompany the National Vocational Training Institute in improving and modernising its training offer so that it may meet the skills requirements of the economic operators and the Haitian economy and enable the socio-professional insertion of young Haitians.

    The Support to Project Owner assignment is divided into three parts:

    Part 1: creation of a subsidiary dedicated to the "water" professions at the INFP's pilot centre in partnership with the National Directorate for Water Supply and Sanitation (DINEPA)

    - Setting up of consultation frameworks

    - Support in the recruitment and monitoring of a specialist operator for the subsidiary's creation

    Part 2: upgrading of the INFP's pilot centre to become the reference centre for youth insertion

    - Rehabilitation of the infrastructure and upgrading of equipment

    - Improvement of the quality of the technical diploma offer

    - Support in youth insertion

    - Gateway to the world of economics and to income generation

    Part 3: assistance in modernising the INFP

    - Enhancement of gender equality

    - Project management capacity building and modernisation of the training offer

    - Assistance with sector reform

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