One Year On: Haitians on Haiti

One Year On: Haitians on Haiti
December 19, 2010 Christian Wisskirchen
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One Year On: Haitians on Haiti

Support the following key events:

SUNDAY 09 JANUARY

London, 11.00am – 2.00pm:

“Mickey Mouse goes to Haiti” – Film Screening (documentary on labour exploitation in Haiti) followed by discussion with Jeremy Corbyn MP, Ben Sprung (London Fire Brigades Union) and Christian Wisskirchen, Chair of the Haiti Support Group

Venue: Renoir Cinema, Brunswick Square, London WC1

More details and flyer at: www.socialistfilm.blogspot.com


MONDAY 10 JANUARY

London, 6.30pm to 8.30pm: Public meeting with Eramithe Delva (KOFAVIV) and Georges Werleigh (ITECA)

Venue: House of Commons, Westminster. (ID essential to gain access). Organised by Haiti Advocacy Platform of UK NGOs, in collaboration with HSG.

RSVP: Roisin O´Hara: rohara@cafod.org.uk

Click here to download flyer.


TUESDAY 11 JANUARY

Brussels, 7 pm: Haiti: One Year On. Public Meeting with expert speakers, including Georges Werleigh of ITECA.

Organised by Haitian solidarity groups in Belgium, in collaboration with HSG

Venue: BTC Conference Centre. Espace Jacmotte, 1000 Brussels

More information: www.vlaams-haiti-overleg.be

Eramithe Delva of KOFAVIV

KOFAVIV is a self-help social support group for women victims of rape and violence based in Port-au-Prince. Having lost their offices and health clinic in the earthquake, they have now regrouped to fight an epidemic of sexual violence in the displaced camps. KOVAVIV is fighting the harsh social and living conditions, in order to prevent gender and sexual violence

Georges Werleigh of ITECA

ITECA is a 32-year old grassroots development group helping poor Haitian farmers develop basic technology and advocate for their rights. ITECA works to make rural life sustainable, to prevent the mass migration to Port-au-Prince that was such a factor in the massive death toll in the earthquake.

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