Good Governance

Aid Accountability and Transparency, Good Governance

Book Talk on the History of Foreign Intervention in Haiti

Join us Tuesday, March 19 at 6pm EST at Busboys and Poets on 450 K St. NW, DC for a book talk with CEPR’s Jake Johnston on his new book, Aid State: Elite Panic, Disaster Capitalism, and the Battle to Control Haiti

On behalf of the Haiti Advocacy Working Group, the Haitian American Foundation for Democracy, the Haiti Response Coalition, the Center for Economic and Policy Research and the Institute for Policy Studies, we cordially invite you to a book talk on Tuesday, March 19 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Busboys and Poets on 450 K St. Read More

Aid Accountability and Transparency, Gender & Human Rights, Good Governance, Security

U.S. FOREIGN POLICY ON HAITI: THE WAY FORWARD

A joint statement by HAWG members AJWS and UUSC:

U.S. FOREIGN POLICY ON HAITI: THE WAY FORWARD

As the United States and international community continue to discuss ways to support the Haitian people, American Jewish World Service and the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee have issued the following joint statement and recommendations: 

Over the past decade, the regime governing Haiti has stolen billions of dollars in public funds, dismantled democratic institutions, and funded and armed gangs. Read More

Aid Accountability and Transparency, Elections and Democracy, Good Governance

Are We Asking the Right Questions About Haiti

Our HAWG chair, Alan Yarborough, recently published “Are We Asking the Right Questions about Haiti?” in which he reemphasizes the need for all actors that want to help ameliorate Haiti’s crisis to reframe their questions. In the midst of the release of the executive summary of the 10-year Global Fragility Act plan for Haiti, it is imperative that the international community recognize the need to rethink the questions we are asking including:

  1. Why are we still talking about how bad conditions are in Haiti?
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Elections and Democracy, Good Governance, Security

HAWG Working Review of Commentary on Haiti

HAWG Working Review of Commentary on Haiti

Initiated in March 2023, this is a live document
Lead researcher, Christina Prinvil, HAWG and Haitian Women’s Collective Policy Fellow

Compilation Framing

Given the chaotic nature of voices from outside of Haiti, the Haiti Advocacy Working Group has initiated this curated list of proposals from various authors primarily from outside of Haiti on what the international community should be doing. Read More

Aid Accountability and Transparency, Elections and Democracy, Good Governance, Security

Six Ways the US and the International Community Can Help Haiti Without Armed Intervention

As the discussion around armed intervention in Haiti continues to grow, Vélina Élysée Charlier, Alexandra Filippova, and Tom Ricker just published a piece on the Six Ways the US and the International Community Can Help Haiti Without Armed Intervention, which covers practical recommendations that Haitian civil society and U.S. based advocates have discussed and proposed multiple times over the past year or more. Read More

Elections and Democracy, Gender & Human Rights, Good Governance

One Year Later: Call on U.S. to Let a Haitian Solution Emerge

Tomorrow, July 7th, marks the one year anniversary of the assassination of Haiti’s President Jovenel Moïse. His murder came only days after the killings of activist Netty Duclaire, journalist Diego Charles, and nineteen others in Delmas 32. No one has been held to account.

As long as the US allows Henry to veto negotiations, a Haitian solution cannot emerge.

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