Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

Cholera Events at University of Chicago

Don’t miss these 2 cholera events at University of Chicago!

 

WHAT:

Cholera in Haiti: Intersection of Public Health and Global Humanitarian Intervention

Ten months after the 2010 earthquake, cholera appeared in Haiti. Over 650,000 Haitians became ill and over 8,000 died. Research has established that this dreaded disease was brought to the island by United Nations Peacekeepers.

WHERE: 

Biological Sciences Learning Center, Room 001

924 E. 57th Street

Chicago, IL 60637

WHEN:

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 from noon to 1:30pm

CholeraEvents-UChicago

WHAT:

Law in a Time of Cholera: The Failure of the United Nations in Haiti

In October 2013, the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti filed a complaint in U.S. District Court against the United Nations for its role in the cholera epidemic. The panel will discuss the plaintiff’s claims, the U.N.’S defense of diplomatic immunity, and ultimate issues of responsibility for the epidemic.

WHERE:

University of Chicago Law School, Room III

1111 E. 60th Street

Chicago, IL 60637

WHEN:

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 from 4:30 to 6pm

 

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Contact IJDH

Institute for Justice & Democracy In Haiti
15 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02116

Telephone: (617) 652-0876
General Inquiries: info@ijdh.org
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