With New Global Fragility Act, US Must Avoid Past Mistakes and Let Haitians Control Their Own Democracy: IJDH’s Alexandra Filippova in Just Security

IJDH Senior Staff Attorney Alexandra Filippova writes on the Biden administration’s Global Fragility Act in Just Security.

“The Biden administration has a new tool for – it claims – more effectively addressing fragility around the globe through transforming past U.S. policy approaches: the Global Fragility Act (GFA).[1] Haiti, which has long been the subject of U.S. engagement, often with deeply harmful outcomes, will be among the first five partner countries to experience this new approach. And U.S. policy in Haiti is, without question, in need of drastic improvement. But whether the GFA will result in something better will depend on whether the U.S. government is serious about its stated GFA intentions and actually lets Haitians control their own governance.”

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