Events

Elections and Democracy, Events

Haitian Human Rights Leaders Make the Case for Electoral Verification at Washington Roundtable

haitielectioneventOn Friday, March 4, 2016 representatives from the Organization of American States (OAS) and State Department joined two visiting Haitian human rights leaders and two U.S.-based academics in a discussion on Haiti’s current electoral crisis. Organized by the Haiti Advocacy Working Group (HAWG) and sponsored by Representative Yvette Clarke (D-NY), the discussion focused on the causes of the postponement of the electoral crisis, the selection of Provisional President Jocelerme Privert and efforts to move the electoral process forward. Read More

Events

A Round Table Event on Supporting Free & Fair Elections in Haiti

Please join the Haiti Advocacy Working Group in a discussion on

Supporting Free & Fair Elections: 

Perspectives from Haiti, the U.S. and the International Community

Friday, March 4, 2016 from 2:00pm-4:00pm

Cannon House Office Building, Room 402

Event Description

An accord was signed on February 6, 2016 between outgoing President Michel Martelly and the president of both houses of parliament detailing how institutional continuity would occur at the end of the presidential mandate. Read More

Aid Accountability and Transparency, Events, Food Sovereignty, Gender & Human Rights, Housing

Year Three Videos

Recordings of the different briefings are available online.

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Events, Media

Blogs, Twitter and Media Coverage

First Row Rt to Lft: ActionAid Haiti’s Marjorie Dumornay, Let Haiti Live’s Melinda Miles, Transafrica Forum’s Nora Rasman

MEDIA COVERAGE OF THE HAITI ADVOCACY WEEK

Huffington Post

HAWG 2 Year Advocacy Week Press Release

 

BLOGS AND TWITTER POSTS ON THE HAITI ADVOCACY WEEK

ActionAid USA    

American Jewish World Service

Center for Economic and Policy Research

Church World Service

Unitarian Universalist Service Committee

United Methodist General Board of Church and Society

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Events

HAWG Year Two Commemoration

Rep. Frederica Wilson, Hyppolite Pierre interpreting, speaks at the Land & Housing Briefing. Colette Lespinasse of GARR on left and Pierre DouDou of RENHASSA on right.

Byenveni! The Haiti Advocacy Working Group (HAWG) welcomes you to our Haiti 2 Year Commemoration website. Here you will find more information about the HAWG, a list of our 2 year recommendations to the US government and international financial institutions, in both English and French, the schedule of 2 year commemoration events in both English and French and photos, blogs and media coverage of the events.

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