At the invitation of the Haiti Advocacy Working Group, the Minister of Environment, Simon Dieuseul Desras, along with Astrel Joseph, Soils and Ecosystems expert for the ministry, and Christin Calixte, National Coordinator of the Haitian Civil Society Platform on Climate Change came to Washington.
Month: January 2017
Press Contact: Nicole Phillips, Staff Attorney, Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti (IJDH) [email protected] (510) 715-2855
Seven Years after the Earthquake: Haiti in an unprecedented humanitarian, food, and climate crisis
(Click here to see all the sponsoring organizations: HAWG Press Release 2 12 2017 – FINAL)
January 12, 2017 – Washington, DC – On the seventh anniversary of the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that hit Haiti’s capital of Port-au-Prince, human rights groups, faith-based organizations, policy institutes and humanitarian organizations would like to honor those who lost their lives in the earthquake, as well as those who lost their lives in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. Read More