Haiti: Six Weeks Later

Six weeks after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake devastated Port-au-Prince, what are the top priorities for donors and for Haiti? What role will the United States play in the coming weeks, months, and perhaps years?

Six weeks after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake devastated Port-au-Prince, the international community is starting to shift their focus from immediate emergency relief to longer, more sustainable development.  What are the top priorities for donors and for Haiti? What role will the United States play in the coming weeks, months, and perhaps years?

Speakers

  • Rev. Tom Streit
    Director of Haiti Program and Research Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame
  • Mary Beth Sheridan
    Diplomatic Correspondent, The Washington Post
  • Tim Sullivan
    Manager of Center for Defense Studies, American Enterprise Institute
  • Robert Maguire
    Chair of Haiti Working Group and former Jennings Randolph Senior Fellow, U.S. Institute of Peace
    Associate Professor, Trinity Washington University
  • Robert Perito, Moderator
    Director of Haiti Program, U.S. Institute of Peace

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