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Urge your Representatives to take action to prevent hunger and food insecurity in Haiti

Ask them to prioritize strengthening Haiti’s agricultural resilience in international policymaking and development processes by supporting local production for local consumption and by emphasizing environmental sustainability.  


Call and write your Member of Congress to extend TPS for Haitians 

TEMPORARY PROTECTED STATUS (TPS) FOR 50,000 HAITIANS ENDS JULY 22 UNLESS DHS SEC. KELLY EXTENDS IT SOON – BUT IT’S AT GRAVE RISK!

 

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Aid Accountability and Transparency, Report

Breaking Open the Black Box: Increasing Aid Transparency and Accountability in Haiti

From CEPR: http://www.cepr.net/publications/reports/breaking-open-the-black-box

April 2013, Jake Johnston and Alexander Main

The U.S. government pledged $1.15 billion for relief and reconstruction projects in Haiti. Key U.S. actors, like the State Department’s Cheryl Mills, acknowledged a “unique opportunity to ‘build back better’” and “an obligation to ensure that aid is actually effective.” Over three years have passed since Haiti’s earthquake and, despite USAID’s stated commitment to greater transparency and accountability, the question “where has the money gone?” echoes throughout the country. Read More

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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Aid Accountability and Transparency, Gender & Human Rights, Housing

Recommendations du HAWG (Francais)

Gche a Drt: Mobilize for Haiti’s Dominique Toussaint, IJDH’s Brian Concannon, Interprete Hyppolite Pierre, Rep. Barbara Lee, Renhassa’s Pierre DouDou, Pohdh’s Antonal Mortime & LiLiLi Read’s Michelle Karshan

Recommandations du Groupe de Travail pour le Soutien en Haïti deux ans après le séisme

HAWG | Adoption de la loi sur l’évaluation des progrès à Haïti

HAWG | La Violence Sexuelle en Haiti

HAWG | Le droit foncier et le droit au logement en Haïti

HAWG | Attribution des marchés à des entreprises locales à Haïti

HAWG | Les engagements des institutions financières internationales envers Haïti Read More

Aid Accountability and Transparency, Gender & Human Rights, Housing, Uncategorized

HAWG 2 Year Recommendations

HAWG & Haitian & Diaspora Partners meeting with Haiti Program Heads for USAID, US State Dept & CDC

Haiti Advocacy Working Group 2 Year Recommendations

HAWG | Passage of the Assessing Progress in Haiti Act

HAWG | Gender-Based Violence in Haiti

HAWG | Land and Housing

HAWG | Procurement

HAWG | International Financial Institutions

HAWG | Civil Society Consultation Key Principles and Best Practices

HAWG | US Government Aid to Haiti Reporting Recommendations Read More