Haiti Holds First Meeting of New Committee on Foreign Aid

Above: Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe and President Michel Martelly (Photo: OP Haiti)

caribjournal.com - May 13, 2013

Haiti and its international donors held the first-ever meeting of the new Committee on Coordination of External Aid for the Development of Haiti, an initiative the government said would communicate reconstruction funding “more effectively.”

While there has been no shortage of funding targeted for Haiti in the three years since the earthquake, its disbursement has been another story, as reported in film “Haiti: Where Did the Money Go,” which was released in 2011.

Under the new paradigm, Haiti is seeking to channel more aid through the government itself, replacing the Interim Commission for the Reconstruction of Haiti.



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