Assessing the Recovery: Haiti After Six Months

  • Monday, Jul 12, 2010
  • Assessing the Recovery: Haiti After Six Months

    A Panel Discussion with:

    Lt. General Keen, Deputy Commander, US SOUTHCOM

    Ambassador Raymond Joseph, Ambassador of the Republic of Haiti

    The Honorable Julissa Reynoso, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs

    Mr. Sam Worthington, President and CEO, InterAction

    Dr. Antonio de Lecea, EU Delegation Principal Advisor, Economic and Financial Minister

    Moderated by

    The Honorable Henrietta Fore, CSIS Trustee, Former USAID Administrator, and Director of U.S. Foreign Assistance 

    Monday July 12, 2010
    2:30PM - 4:00PM

    B1 Conference Level
    CSIS 1800 K. St. NW, Washington, DC 20006

    July 12th marks the six-month anniversary of the devastating impact of the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that destroyed Port au Prince, killing 230,000 people, injuring over 500,000 and displacing a million and a half people.  Six months after one of the largest natural disasters in the Western Hemisphere, it is a timely moment to hold an informed discussion with some of the key stakeholders for Haiti's recovery: the Haitian government, the U.S. government (both civilian and military), the European Union, and the NGO community. This panel examined the humanitarian lessons of the past six months as well as looked toward the future in crafting a long-term development strategy for Haiti, addressing current implementation challenges, and creating an international unity of effort to provide a recovery roadmap for Haiti.

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