[act-ma] Friday 5pm - HAITI: Human rights & the politics of aid, & reception w/dinner!

Deepa Panchang dpanchang at gmail.com
Wed Feb 9 11:17:07 PST 2011

*Human Rights and the **Politics** of Aid*

*A discussion with Lamp for Haiti**


*Regine Theodat*

Haitian-American lawyer running Lamp for Haiti’s *new human rights
office*in Cite Soleil

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*This** **Friday **Feb 11 | **Kresge* *213*

Harvard School of Public Health | 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston

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*5-6 pm:* Reception & dinner

*6-8 pm:*  Lamp for Haiti human rights talk

*5-6 pm: Haiti reception & dinner ($8 suggested donation for dinner)*


*Food, drinks, & art for sale!***

Mingle with Lamp’s visiting lawyers, watch film clips, and more.

Proceeds support *Haitian students conducting research projects* on the role
of the UN in Haiti, as well as *Lamp for Haiti*'s important human rights

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*6-8 pm: Human Rights and the Politics of Aid*

·     The role of law in community-based human rights work

·     MINUSTAH (the UN "stabilization" force) and its political context

·     Cite Soleil: Dispelling myths and confronting challenges

·     How US based *solidarity activism* can help support human rights work
in Haiti

Sponsored by: *UnityAyiti and Healthroots, HSPH*
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