This official French government, produced by a committee that included several historians and political philosophers, was a response to the request made by President Aristide for the re-imbursement of the 1825 indemnity. It provides a historical overview of Franco-Haitian relationships and presents an attempt to propose a new direction in French-Haitian relations.

Unknown. (2004). Rapport au Ministre des affaires etrangeres M. Dominique de Villepin du Comite independent de reflexion et de propositions sur les relations Franco-Haitiennes.