On August 16th, HAWG and HRC members convened for a conversation about different frameworks and perspectives on peacebuilding in Haiti. Approaches from the international community and within Haiti can often see the same problem from different lenses. This frequently creates dissonance in approaches, objectives and outcomes. How does this moment demand that we learn better from each other, and ensure that an appropriate Haitian-led approach is central, rather than impose inefficient, ineffective and potentially harmful solutions from outside of Haiti? Read More
Beginning this fall semester, we are seeking a quarter-time, year-long policy and research fellow to support the ongoing development of the advocacy infrastructure of the Haitian Women’s Collective. As a member of the Haiti Advocacy Working Group (HAWG), the Haitian Women’s Collective will sponsor a policy fellow as part of their membership participation. Read More
2022 Policy Fellowship
We are seeking a quarter-time, year-long policy and research fellow to support the ongoing development of the advocacy infrastructure of the Haitian Women’s Collective. As a member of the Haiti Advocacy Working Group (HAWG), the Haitian Women’s Collective will sponsor a policy fellow as part of their membership participation. Read More
Thursday, October 14, 6:30pm
Join The Haitian Women’s Collective for a conversation about the current status, strategies and next phase of their response.
- Nora Jeanne Joseph, Chief Root Cultivator – RADIKAL
- Myrima Narcisse, Executive Director – Haiti Adolescent Girls Network
- Linda Telemaque, Country Director – Hope For Haiti
The Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti has just released two Universal Periodic Reviews to the United Nations Human Rights Council regarding Gender Based Violence and Justice Challenges in Haiti. The review allows for the State and all relevant stakeholders (including non-governmental organizations (NGOs), national human rights institutions (NHRIs) and regional mechanisms) to report on the status of human rights situations in their country as well as declare what actions they have taken to overcome these human rights challenges. Read More
In Haiti, the traditional centralization of power in Port-au-Prince has far-reaching effects, one of which is the limited influence of ordinary citizens on holding local officials accountable for providing basic services like trash removal, water and sanitation, and maintaining healthy and safe marketplaces. From 2013 to 2018, USAID carried out a project known as LOKAL+ that was aimed at supporting and strengthening ten district-level governments. Read More
2 semenn aprè, ki pèspektif pou peyi a?
Recorded July 21
Co-Organized by the Haitian Studies Association, Center for Economic and Policy Research, Haiti Response Coalition, Haitian Studies Institute at Brooklyn College, Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti, Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center at Florida International University, and North American Congress on Latin America.
The Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti (IJDH) just published its latest update on the human rights and rule of law situation in Haiti, which covers key recent developments relevant to human rights in Haiti from November 2020 through May 2021. This follows their previous updates from November 2020 and February 2020, as well as their longer analytical assessment from May 2019. Read More
On the tenth anniversary of Haiti’s devastating earthquake, Haitians need aid policies that focus on an equitable and livable future
January 10, 2020 – Washington, DC – January 12th marks ten years after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince. Human rights groups, faith-based organizations, policy institutes, and humanitarian organizations of the Haiti Advocacy Working Group (HAWG) honor those who lost their lives on that day. Read More