Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

02/24/17: Art-For-Change Black History Conference [EVENT]

Black History Month 2017 in United States of America will start on Wednesday February 1 and will end on Tuesday February 28. To discuss the central role of African Americans in U.S. history, Art-For-Change will host a conference and reception at the Caribbean Art Center. Please join them in participating in this event. The Caribbean Art Center marks Black History Month 2017 with an exhibit of paintings and photographs focusing on black American leaders. WHERE: Caribbean Art Center 155-A Washington Street Dorchester, Boston, MA WHEN: 4:00-8:00 p.m. *Note the time change* Friday, February 24   For more information, contact Jean Sénat Fleury, the Director and Founder, at jeansenatfleury@gmail.com.

02/16/17: Strengthening Haitian – Dominican Relations [EVENT]

Join the DC Afro Latino Caucus in discussing historical facts and current affairs to build trust and create solutions between Haitian/Dominican communities. WHERE: Mount Pleasant Library 3160 16th St, NW Washington, DC 20010 WHEN: 6:30 to 9:00pm Thursday, February 16, 2017   RSVP here.

02/01/17: Above the Law? Holding the UN Accountable for Cholera in Haiti [EVENT]

The cholera crisis and efforts to hold the UN accountable raise critical questions in emerging areas of international law, including the responsibility of international organizations, the right to an effective remedy, and whether individuals should be able to sue the UN in national courts. Join Beatrice Lindstrom, Staff Attorney at the Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti and lawyer for the victims, in a discussion of how lawyers are innovating new strategies to strengthen UN accountability and secure justice for victims. WHERE: Classroom F University of Chicago Law School 1111 E 60th St, Chicago, IL 60637 WHEN: 12:15-1:20pm Wednesday, February 1, 2017

01/21/17: Diaspora Challenge Initiative (DCI) Symposium [EVENT]

The Diaspora Challenge Initiative (DCI) sponsored by the LEAD Program of the Pan American Development Fund (PADF) invite you to a celebration and award ceremony presented to honor/congratulate all the winners of the Challenge. Please join them in recognizing the great work of these brilliant champions and Innovators who responded to the call, leading the way in the Haitian Diaspora’s pursuits and actions for a better Haiti Learn more about the DCI at: http://dci.naahpusa.org/ For all questions or to submit your application, email the DCI team at: dci@naahpusa.org WHERE: MIT Conference Center 50 Memorial Drive Cambridge, MA 02142 WHEN: Saturday January 21, 2017 9am to 4pm   For more info or to register for this event, click HERE.

01/08/17: Celebrate Haitian Resilience and Honor Our Elders [EVENT]

Join Youth and Family Enrichment Services for a celebration and commemoration as the seventh anniversary of Haiti’s devastating earthquake approaches. The suggested donation to keep the program going is $15. WHERE: 25 Gile Road Milton, MA 02189 WHEN: Sunday, January 8, 2017 5:30pm For more information, call 617-364-0370 or email youthprograms@yofes.org

12/02/16: Holding the UN to account for Cholera in Haiti [EVENT]

Holding the UN to account for Cholera in Haiti: Are lawyers the real problem? 2 December 2016 Time: 5:00 – 6:00pm Venue: Ground floor lecture theatre, ArtsOne Building, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road E1 4NS United Kingdom ‘Holding the UN to account for Cholera in Haiti: Are lawyers the real problem?’ Public Policy Lecture is delivered by Professor Philip Alston and hosted by the Centre for Law and Society in a Global Context (CLSGC). About the speaker Philip Alston is John Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law at New York University School of Law. His teaching focuses primarily on international law, human rights law, and international criminal law. He co-chairs the NYU Center for Human Rights and Global Justice. He has previously been Professor of Law and Foundation Director of the Center for International and Public Law at […]

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