“Focus on Haiti” Fall Event

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Humanitarian Aid Accountability: Expectations and Realities in Haiti

 A panel discussion featuring:

 Mark Schuller, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and NGO Leadership Development

at Northern Illinois University

Michael N. Barnett, Professor of International Affairs and Political Science

 at the George Washington University

Thomas C. Adams, Haiti Special Coordinator

at the US Department of State

who will discuss the politics of humanitarian aid in the United States by contextualizing aid to Haiti.

Americans have watched in discouragement as news channels continue to broadcast images of Haitian poverty in the wake of the 2010 earthquake, bringing the effectiveness of humanitarian aid into question. Join the panelists in a discussion of current US humanitarian aid, the impact of US and Haitian citizens, and the successes and failures of humanitarian aid in Haiti.

Monday, September 9, 2013

The Elliott School of International Affairs

1957 E Street, NW

Lindner Commons, Suite 602

6:30-8:00 pm

TO RSVP: go.gwu.edu/haitiaid

Presented by the

Elliott School’s Institute for Global and International Studies and its Western Hemisphere Working Group and its Culture in Global Affairs Program

and the Elliott School’s Latin American & Hemispheric Studies Program

The George Washington University