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Lèt tou louvri Viktim Kolera yo pou Prezidan Repiblik Dayiti a

Pòtoprens, 20 Septanm 2016 Lèt  tou louvri Viktim Kolera  yo pou Prezidan  Repiblik Dayiti a Objè : Mande prezidan Jocelerme Privert  pran pozisyon piblik pou kòz Viktim kolera yo Prezidan Repiblik la, Nou menm, 5000 viktim Kolera Misyon Nasyonzini pou Estabilize Ayiti  (Minista)  pote nan peyi a, ki te pote plent kont Loni, ekri w pou mande Leta Ayisyen pran pozisyon piblik ki marande ak revandikasyon viktim yo, kont Nasyonzini. Epi chita sou sipò entènasyonal la, kit se nan okazyon Asanble Jeneral Nasyonzini kap kòmanse 13 septanm pou bout 26 septanm nan, pou rive jwenn  nan men Nasyonzini yon  repons ki koupe fache ak zak vyolasyon dwa moun lap fè sou nou depi  lane 2010 ak maladi kolera li pote a. Sa fè sis (6) lane depi sòlda Minista yo vini ak kolera nan peyi a, nan jete matyè fekal […]

50 Federasyon ak òganizasyon kanpe kont don pistach Etazini an

Reprezantan 50 Federasyon ak òganizasyon ayisyen pibliye yon deklarasyon kont don pistach Depatman agrikilti peyi Etazini (USDA) vle voye ane sa-a. USDA gen lentansyon voye 500 tòn metrik pistach ayiti, swadizan pou ede timoun ki grangou. Men ayiti deja pwodwi pistach, donk chajman sa kapab gen yon trè move efè sou ekonomi ayiti. Gwoup sa yo sonje jan masak kochon kreyòl yo ak chajman diri etazini te detwi ekonomi ayiti nan ane 1980 yo epi yo pa vle menm bagay la rive ak pistach yo tou. Yon pati deklarasyon an pi ba. Klike ISI pou li tout tèks la, e ISI pou wè siyati yo. DEKLARASYON OGANIZASYON POPILÈ SOU KOZE ENPÒTASYON PISTACH 20 jiyè 2016 Nou menm reprezantan 50 Federasyon ak òganizasyon, ki sòti nan 10 depatman yo e ki te reyini nan Montrouis sòti 10 pou rive 21 jiyè nan okazyon reyalizasyon […]

Petisyon: Enkli fanm andikape yo nan Politik Egalite Fanm ak Gason

Petition for an inclusive approach respecting the equality of women with disabilities in the National Policy for Equality of Women and Men (2014-2034) launched by the Haitian government on 6 March, 2015 Gouvènman ayisyen an: Enklizyon fanm andikape yo nan Politik Egalite Fanm ak Gason Siyen petisyon an ISI. Petisyon pou yon apwòch politik ki pa chita sou eksklizyon ak inegalite kont fanm andikape yo nan Politik Nasyonal Egalite Fanm ak Gason (2014-2034) gouvènman ayisyen an te tanmen nan dat 6 mas 2015 Nou menm ki depoze siyati n anba petisyon sa, wete chapo n byen ba pou n salye lansman Politik Nasyonal Egalite Fanm ak Gason (2014-2034) gouvènman la, ki te tanmen nan dat 6 mas 2015 ki sot pase la. Nan kad politik sila, Leta Ayisyen di li manifeste volonte l pou konstwi yon peyi kote fanm ak gason ka viv nan […]

An Open Letter to the USDA and USAID on planned peanut shipment to Haiti

(Lèt sa-a an kreyòl anba vèzyon anglè-a.) To: Tom Vilsack, US Secretary of Agriculture, United States Department of Agriculture and Gayle Smith, Administrator, United States Agency for International Development cc: to Kenneth Merten, Haiti Special Coordinator for State Dept We, the undersigned, represent a broad range of social movements, human rights and development organizations, food sovereignty and agriculture organizations, foundations, and community groups in both Haiti and the United States. We stand together in calling for an immediate cancellation of the USDA’s planned shipment of 500 metric tons of peanuts to Haitian schools as part of its “Stocks for Food” program. While the gesture may be well-intentioned, this program stands to become the latest in a long history of U.S-sponsored programs that have destabilized Haiti’s agricultural sector, driving the nation further into poverty while increasing its dependence on foreign aid. […]

UN Special Rapporteurs and Independent Expert Support Cholera Justice

Some great news for cholera advocacy: The UN Special Rapporteurs and Independent Expert Gustavo Gallon wrote a letter rejecting the UN legal position. The letter, which was just made public, acknowledges the UN’s efforts on cholera so far but notes their inadequacy in face of the persistence of cholera in Haiti. These officials also stress that the UN’s response to the cholera case thus far has left cholera victims with no means of pursuing justice for their suffering. Klike ISI pou yon tradiksyon an kreyòl. Cliquez ICI pour une traduction en français. HAUT-COMMISSARIAT AUX DROITS DE L’HOMME • OFFICE OF THE HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS PALAIS DES NATIONS • 1211 GENEVA 10, SWITZERLAND Mandates of the Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, and on the right to non-discrimination in this […]

Taking a page from Arab Spring, Haitians use social media to disrupt flawed elections

Following suit from the Arab Spring, Haitians have taken to social media to record the discrepancies in this years elections.  The results showed that social media is connecting Haitians to share their ideas and values like never before. Part of the article is below. Click HERE for full text. How Haitians Used Social Media to Upset Haiti’s Elections Like an 1804 Boss Daniella Bien-Aime, Bien-Aime Post January 3, 2016 Quick, quick—here is a short history quiz for you. Name one common event about the Arab Spring in the Middle East. Umm, let me think—wait, wait, I know! There were several social uprisings that took place in Tehran, Egypt and Libya, among others. Smart! Since you’re so good at this, I have one more for you. What were some of the main tools those masses used to bring about these social revolutions? Social […]

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