Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

Ten Years On from Haiti’s Earthquake, Accountability and Self-Determination Hold Keys to Change

PDF Version FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ten Years on from Haiti’s Earthquake, Accountability and Self-Determination Hold Keys to Change   Jan 13, 2020 (Port-au-Prince and New York) – On the ten-year anniversary of Haiti’s 2010 earthquake, we remember those whose lives were lost in the devastating tragedy. Over the past ten years, the Bureau des Avocats Internationaux (BAI), a Haiti-based, human rights law firm, together with its partner, the U.S.-based Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti (IJDH), have advocated for a rights-based approach to earthquake reconstruction grounded in state capacity building, transparency, participation,  and accountability. We’ve worked in grassroots solidarity to improve accountability, rule of law, and access to justice, including progress to strengthen the legal protection of women’s rights through Haiti’s courts, extending our model of community lawyering outside of the capital, building civic engagement and legal empowerment in […]

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