Ambassador Hugues Sanon is an outstanding motivational speaker, writer, public advocate, lecturer and international goodwill ambassador.
He is a New York State licensed Clergy and received his certificate of Marriage officiant registration on May 21st, 2013 from New York City office of the clerk and his license was signed by City Clerk, Michael McSweeney.
Ambassador Hugues Sanon started his theological studies in 1999 at Newark Theological School and after four years of study, he received his diploma on May 26th, 2003 by Dr. Jocelyn Severe and Dr. Jacques Francois. Continuing his theological studies, he achieved a Masters in Divinity and in May 2019 he was conferred an honorary doctorate in Humanities from the Midwest Theological University of Dr. Don G Jones
Ambassador Hugues Sanon was Ordained at the Triumphant Church of God on December 27th, 2012 by Bishop Sauveur Metayer.
Furthermore, at Harvard University, Ambassador Hugues Sanon studied “Humanitarian response to conflict and Disaster and Received a verified diploma (#PH558X) at Harvard University after completing and receiving a passing grade on April 25, 2020.
Ambassador Hugues Sanon had also studied foreign policy and U.S. public policy: social and economics at Harvard University and after received a passing grade, he was granted a Verified Certificate of Achievements (# HKS101A_4) on September 2, 2020.
As of now, Honorable Ambassador Hugues Sanon is the Global Envoy of International Relations to the UN for the Council for Justice, Equality and Peace International (COJEP) International; he is the Vice-President of Global Organization for sustainable development accredited at the United Nations, and he is the Global Ambassador for the Foundation for a Drug Free World Americas Chapter, a Worldwide organization that empowers youth and adults with factual information about drugs so they can make informed decisions and live drug-free.
Honorable Ambassador Hugues Sanon has also studied communications, business administration, and eschatology and has spent many years on personal research, as well as graduating from the New York City Police Academy as a Citizens Police officer in June 2013.
Since 2013, Ambassador Hugues Sanon has also served as a member of the NYPD clergy Council.
Since 2016, he has taken on the role of associate pastor at the International Faith Ministries in Newark New Jersey and he is the Board Director at Voix Caraibes Magazine and CEO of Together for Haiti and “Le Journal Haiti”.
Ambassador Hugues Sanon is also a licensed Chaplain in the State of New York and received the title of “Ambassador for Peace at the International Law Enforcement and Chaplain Clamor for New York, where the department of Justice legalized his license worldwide and bestowed him an “International Apostille”.
Goodwill Ambassador Hugues Sanon is also named Ambassador for the “Cercle des Penseurs Canado-Haitien”in Montreal Canada.
Ambassador Hugues Sanon has given motivational speeches at numerous high profile events throughout the United States and abroad such as: United Nations, Washington DC, New Jersey, also in Canada, Mexico, El-Salvador, Dominican republic, Geneva, Honduras, Guatemala, San Salvador and Haiti and.
He has also provided counseling to political figures including: diplomats, many UN Ambassadors, politicians, mayors, police departments, army generals and local government members and religious leaders.
Throughout his years of humanitarian and diplomatic works, Ambassador Hugues Sanon has been honored with numerous awards from a variety of groups at national and international levels including the US President’s Volunteer Service Award in 2019 by president Trump for his outstanding commitment to strengthen our nation and communities through his humanitarian works.
At the 4th Annual UN Global Drug Free World convention, taking place at the UN Headquarters on February 10, 2023, in conference room 7, during the 61st session of the commission of social development, Ambassador Hugues Sanon was the recipient of a Mayoral Proclamation from the City of Glenarden and he was proclaimed “A Mission Leader and “Change Agent for Great Faith” by Mayor Cashenna A Cross in the presence of world leaders and in the presence of the president of the World conference of Mayors, Hon Mayor Johnny L. Ford, Senator Kevin Parker, Senator Rubin Diaz and many other local government members.
At the 2022 World Leader Summit, taking place in Westin Hotel on September 23, 2022 during the 77UNGA, Ambassador Hugues Sanon received the global humanitarian leadership Award for his commitment and outstanding work in promoting peace, love, drug education and prevention around the globe.
Ambassador Hugues Sanon further received the International distinguished Leadership Award in Washington DC at the prestigious National Press Club at the Caribbean and African Faith- Based Leadership Conference and Award on September 29, 2022, in recognition of his outstanding leadership, humanitarian services and initiatives that fosters hope and transformation in the African community.
Ambassador Hugues Sanon also received the United Church Global Human Rights Awards in Washington DC, on September 30, 2022 for devoting a lifetime to establishing and safeguarding the religious and human rights of all people, faith, race and creeds on Earth.
Ambassador Hugues Sanon was a guest speaker at the 2023 IRF Summit held in Washington DC to defend the religion freedom, human rights and the Tai Ji Men Case where he amazed the conference attendees and the world by his speech.
On November 28, 2017, Ambassador Hugues Sanon was honored to receive the Trilogia De Oro Award in Mexico along with other world leaders for his outstanding commitment to strengthen communities at large and for his humanitarian response to conflict and disaster to Mexico.
After donating humanitarian supplies to the Mexicans, Ambassador Sanon also received the Pin of Honor from the Mexican Police Chief and the Minister of national security for his quick humanitarian response to the Mexican people.
On March 27th, 2010, Ambassador Hugues Sanon Received an Honorary distinction from the Ministerio Cristiano Political y Policia Nacional Civil de El Salvador Central America for his outstanding vision, dedication and his commitment to strengthen Humanity.
Ambassador Hugues Sanon received the Hollywood Lifetime Leadership Awards for his commitment to excellence.
1n 2019, ambassador Hugues became the 368th Bell Ringer of the Bell of Peace and Love and further received the Key of Love and Peace, the Clock of peace and a Certificate of Honor in commemoration of the Ringing the Bell of World Peace and Love hosted by FOWPAL and many different mission at the UN.
In 2019 at Geneva, Switzerland, Ambassador Hugues Sanon was bestowed the COJEP International Leadership Award for his outstanding advocacy for human rights and for peace and love.
In June, 2018, Ambassador Hugues Sanon received the Drug Free World Vanguard Trophy. And he further received in 2019 the Heros Award from FDFW.
At the United Nations, New York, he received a testimonial resolution from the Township of Union New Jersey on February 19, 2020 by Mayor Michelle Delisfort, and, at the UN, Ambassador Sanon received a proclamation from the city of East Orange by Mayor Ted R. Green on May 31st, 2019; he received a resolution from the East Orange City Council on May 30th, 2019; he also received a proclamation at the United Nations by the town of North Hempstead at the 58th session of the commission of social development, Ambassador. Sanon received a very special recognition from H.E Minister Gina M. Raimondo on February 19, 2020. Also, Mr. Sanon received a proclamations at the UN from assemblyman Phillips Ramos on February 19, 2020; he received another proclamation from Senator Kevin Parker on May 18, 2018 , another proclamation from Senator David Callucci on May 20, 2018; furthermore, he received an Award from the National Action Network of Rev. Al Sharpton on April 17th, 2016. Ambassador Sanon received a resolution from the council of the City of New York signed Hon. Inez E. Dickens on September 1, 2013.
Ambassador Hugues Sanon has also received numerous governmental Awards from Mayor Eric Adams, office of the president of Borough of Brooklyn, from the City of New York, from Hon. Ruben Diaz Jr., President of the Borough of the Bronx; from Governor Daniel J. McKee; from Senator Jamaal Bailey, from Assemblyman Taylor, from Senator Todd Kaminsky, from AssemblyWoman Michealle Solages, Honorable Carrie Solages, from honorable Charnete Frederick, from Honorable Councilman Mathieu Eugene, councilwoman Natacha Clerger and many different organizations and high profiled officials.
Ambassador Hugues Sanon Held many press conferences with officials around the globe and has shared stages with UN Ambassadors, diplomats, head of states, mayors, governors, council members and religious leaders and community leaders on many different issues that matter to the community.
He spoke on drugs and their effects on Haiti National TV/TNH and Hosted drug education/prevention seminars in Jacmel in 2017 and held press Conference in Jacmel, Haiti. He also spoke with various Mexican media about peace and conscience and also on drug education and prevention while in Mexico in 2017.
Hugues Sanon spoke with News 12, Fox 5, Star Ledger, VOA d’Amérique, VOA Afrique on immigration, asylum for the refugees and humanitarian service in many countries in the world.
In October 2018, Hugues Sanon received the Military and Law Enforcement Association Award for his outstanding service to the Military and to Humanity. In addition, Ambassador Hugues Sanon has presented to the community several documentaries about diplomacy and the history of Haiti to help his colleagues have a better vision and a much clearer understanding of events that have marked the past and their impact on the future development of Haiti.
On September 28th, 2018, at the UNGA73 Goodwill Ambassador Hugues Sanon was awarded with an honoring Award presented by Helder Da Costa, Ph.D., the General Secretary of the g7+ Secretariat, serving 20 fragile and conflict-affected states.
On September 28th, 2018 Ambassador Hugues Sanon also received the “Stand Up to Poverty Award” for his outstanding humanitarian service to the world.
On September 29th, 2018, Goodwill Ambassador Hugues Sanon was highly honored to be invited by the Kingdom of Bahrain to be the special guest speaker at the high-profile gala at the end of UNGA73 for the Kingdom of Bahrain’s Proclamation. In his speech, Ambassador Sanon Praised his Majesty, Hamad bin Isa Al Khalif for exposing the people living in his great kingdom to different ethnicities and different religions to make sure they are not ignorant and is educated about the diversities of cultures and respect them all; giving back the power to the people, allowing women to vote and get involved in politics, and advocating for a fair education for his people and standing up to violation of human right, child trafficking and abuse.
For more than 20 years, Hugues Sanon has been working tirelessly hard to support children in Haiti and around the world. He further helps in feeding the hungry, providing humanitarian supplies, hygienic kits, clothing, and toys during holiday seasons and helps organize cultural events for children, teens and adults. His goal is to expose their talents so they may have the opportunity to fulfill their dreams and to have a stable life.
In June, 2016, he was proud to team up with a group of powerful and dynamic people who are passionate about humanitarian work and determined to succeed and impact lives while bringing the country to a much more promising path. His superb team is known as “Together for Haiti”, consisting of a large number of influential and outstanding persons such as: his celebrity friends, elected officials, community leaders, journalists, ambassadors, top models, well known artists and intellectuals from around the globe to help to develop Haiti and many other countries from the third world countries.
To empower our community, he assisted in bringing joy to children around the world, especially children of Haiti, Mexico, Dominican Republic and children in many different states from the African Continent.
During the drastic January 2010 earthquake, Ambassador Hugues Sanon, was amongst the very first team of people who landed in Haiti to assist those who were affected. At that time, he distributed medical supplies, hygiene kits, food and clothes to hundreds of people.
In October 2016, he donated a $500,000 dollars’ worth of Humanitarian supplies to Haiti after Hurricane Matthew.
He also distributed more than 100,000 seeds to several cities in Haiti to promote agriculture. In addition, he established several programs to help pay schools for many kids in need and established food pantries in many different areas to help feed the needy children.
Hugues Sanon, Haitian by birth and currently lives in Uncle Sam’s country is a name that keeps echoing in the ears of everyone and that, at all levels in our society. This talented and dynamic young leader has given body and soul for a better future and sustain world. Open to criticism, kind and visionary, Mr. Sanon has embarked on social development work in order to contribute to the recovery of his country, Haiti and other poor countries in the world.
Hugues Sanon was Born on February 9, 1978 in Port-au-Prince, more precisely in a suburb called “Fort-national”.
In 2001, he entered journalism in the US and started working at a TV station called “Tele Citronnelle” before joining “Radio Vérité” in 2002. In 2014 he became the owner of Radio Optimum Mondial, then the owner of Magazine Voix Caraibes, E&H Modeling company, Together for Haiti and CEO of Le Journal Haiti.
Hugues Sanon loves music and he is a pianist. After arriving in the United States in 1998, Hugues composed several cultural songs. He is a Jazz-Creole singer with an exceptional talent. With his combination of Jazz and Haitian Folklore, he transforms the Haitian music and becomes one of the most important figures of the Haitian song.