Endangered by a cholera epidemic that has claimed thousands of lives, Haiti held elections for president and parliament on November 28. A panel of experts discussed the current situation in a public forum co-hosted by USIP’s Haiti Program and USIP’s Working Group on Health and Peacebuilding.

Endangered by a cholera epidemic that has claimed thousands of lives, Haiti held elections for president and parliament on November 28. With political tensions running high, public protests have raised questions about the validity of the vote. How will the current crisis impact Haiti’s recovery? Moving forward, how should a newly elected government and the international community work together to ensure Haiti’s future? A panel of experts addressed these questions in a public forum co-hosted by USIP’s Haiti Program and USIP’s Working Group on Health and Peacebuilding.

Speakers

  • Ambassador Louis Harold Joseph
    Ambassador of Haiti to Washington, Embassy of Haiti
  • Ambassador Albert Ramdin
    Assistant Secretary General, Organization of American States
  • Donna Barry
    Advocacy and Policy Director, Partners in Health
  • Robert Maguire, Moderator
    Chair, Haiti Working Group, U.S. Institute of Peace
    Former Jennings Randolph Senior Fellow, USIP
    Associate Professor of International Affairs, Trinity Washington University
  • Robert Perito, Introduction
    Director, Haiti Program, U.S. Institute of Peace

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