CEPR analyst Alexander Main recently participated in a panel on Haiti at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 42nd Annual Legislative Conference. The panel also featured remarks by Representatives John Conyers and Maxine Waters, and speakers from the State Department, USAID, Haiti’s International Lawyers’ Office (Bureau des Avocats Internationaux), the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti and TransAfrica. The panelists focused on the challenges facing Haiti as it continues to recover from the effects of the 2010 earthquake and the ongoing cholera epidemic. Among the issues discussed were international aid accountability and transparency, cholera and the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), access to affordable and sustainable housing and efforts to bring Jean Claude Duvalier to justice.
Part 1 of “Haiti in 2012: An Update on the Recovery
Part 2 of “Haiti in 2012: An Update on the Recovery
The Video includes remarks by U.S. Representative John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI)and U.S. Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA).
Brian Concannon, Director, Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti
Ron Daniels,President, the Institute of the Black World 21st Century
Joel Danies, Deputy Special Haiti Coordinator for Political Affairs, US State Department
Elizabeth Hogan, Director, USAID’s Haiti Task Team
Mario Joseph, Director, Bureau des Avocats Internationaux
Alexander Main, Senior Associate for International Policy, Center for Economic and Policy Research
Melinda Miles, Director, Let Haiti Live/TransAfrica