In Haiti, successive governments have never really placed the development of local authorities at the center of the priorities. Or national development goes through regional development. How to create economic activities that generate employment and growth in remote communal sections? This is the fundamental question to which adequate answers will have to be found in the decades to come.
The national project advocated by the En Avant movement is in favor of the compulsory allocation of a percentage of at least 20% of the national budget to communities. It is a way of injecting funds into the municipality and creating economic opportunities there.
Thirty-three years after the entry into force of the Constitution, the country has still not achieved effective decentralization. The implementing law was not passed to organize indirect elections and no supervisory mechanism has yet been put in place. Obviously, a constitutional reform must come to fluidify and simplify the provisions aimed at decentralization.