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Update on Haiti Elections Crisis

Wed, Dec 16, 2015 · 7:00 PM · Eastern Time (US & Canada) 731 views
About This Webinar

As allegations of fraud and proof of such mounted, Haiti's Provisional Electoral Council released final results for the first round of presidential elections. Daily protests and calls for fair, democratic elections haven't stopped and some are even calling for a transitional government to hold honest elections. Join us as we discuss what has happened since the August 9th round of elections, our work supporting Haitians' demands, and what we may expect of the round scheduled for December 27th.

Here's some background info that may be useful before the webinar: http://haitielection2015.blogspot.com/2015/12/haiti-elections-news-roundup-december-11.html

Categories:
NONPROFITS & CAUSES POLITICS & ACTIVISM
Who can view: Everyone
Webinar Price: Free
Webinar ID: ad55262c4038
Featured Presenters
Webinar hosting presenter IJDH Boston
We work with the peo­ple of Haiti in their non-violent strug­gle for the con­sol­i­da­tion of con­sti­tu­tional democ­racy, jus­tice and human rights, by dis­trib­ut­ing objec­tive and accu­rate infor­ma­tion on human rights con­di­tions in Haiti, pur­su­ing legal cases, and coop­er­at­ing with human rights and sol­i­dar­ity groups in Haiti and abroad.

IJDH draws on its founders’ internationally-acclaimed suc­cess accom­pa­ny­ing Haiti’s poor major­ity in the fields of law, med­i­cine and social jus­tice activism. We seek the restora­tion of the rule of law and democ­racy in the short term, and work for the long-term sus­tain­able change nec­es­sary to avert Haiti’s next crisis.
Webinar hosting presenter Nik Barry-Shaw
IJDH Voting Rights Associate
Nik is a Haiti solidarity activist from Montréal. With Dru Oja Jay, he co-authored Paved with Good Intentions: Canada’s development NGOs from idealism to imperialism, released in 2012 by Fernwood Publishing. He recently completed a Master’s degree in History at Queen’s University, which focused on Québec’s Chile solidarity movement in the 1970s. He is now a contractor working at IJDH and BAI to fight for Haitian voices to be heard through democratic elections.
Webinar hosting presenter Prospere Charles, PhD
Executive Director: 1804 Institute
Public policy analyst & Social researcher with extensive experience in developmental issues and program management in Haiti. Incoming book: "Causes of poverty in Haiti, the insider look." Interests: Poverty alleviation, Transparency and Accountability in public institutions, Financial management and Black leadership.
Webinar hosting presenter Jake Johnston
Jake Johnston is a Research Associate at the Center for Economic and Policy Research. He is the lead author for CEPR’s Haiti: Relief and Reconstruction Watch blog and has authored papers on Haiti concerning the ongoing cholera epidemic, aid accountability and transparency and the U.S. foreign aid system.
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