News from the CoEH  /  April 2016


Visit of Haitian delegation to Europe

Dear friends of the Coordination Europe-Haiti,

Herewith we present you our second newsletter. The new website has now been online for more than two months. So far we have received positive responses from different people and organisations. The Comité de Pilotage invites you to share the website link within your network. Please do also share names and contact details of people who might be interested to receive this bimonthly newsletter.

 On 10 March the Coordination had its General Assembly in Brussels. There was good attendance. Part of the General Assembly was dedicated to making the members familiar with the structure and working of EU institutions. Members appreciated the training as very useful. In the next General Assembly we could build on this, e.g. by working together on a Haiti-specific issue: how to raise the issue effectively with EU institutions?

Right now we are sorting out the possibilities of organising a visit of a Haitian delegation to EU institutions and a few Member States. The visit would serve the purpose of keeping Haiti high on the agenda of the EU and Member States. Also to update politicians and policy makers about the current situation in Haiti – political, economic and social.

We would like to also organise a meeting between the Haitian delegation and the members of the Coordination Europe-Haiti. Date and place will be communicated as soon as possible.

On behalf of the Steering Committee,

Evert-Jan Brouwer, coordinator 



The election process in Haiti is still ongoing. In February the Coordination Europe-Haiti published a statement on the electoral crisis, which you still find in the section with advocacy documents on the ‘Issues’ page. We also share a report from JILAP, with an analysis of the evolution of the whole electoral process up to now. Els Hortensius, member of the Comité de Pilotage, has written an insightful article about what has happened since then. Please find the link to her article below.

You are encouraged to check the ‘Media’ page regularly. Soon an article about food security and agriculture by Greet Schaumans, member of the Comité de Pilotage, will be published. The links and twitter sections provide you continually with up-to-date news from Haiti!



Second half of June

Visit of Haitian Delegation to EU institutions, dates to be confirmed

Latest articles

[:en]Elections in Haiti not over yetElections en Haïti pas encore terminées

Elections in Haiti not over yet

Els Hortensius, member of our platform's Steering Committee, gives an update of the electoral process in Haiti.

Read more.

[:en]Bio-bananas from HaitiDes bananes biologiques venant d’Haïti

Bio-bananas from Haiti

Greet Schaumans, member of the Steering Committee of the Coordination Europe-Haiti, makes an analysis of the Agritrans project in Trou du Nord, Haiti, which aims at export of bio-bananas.

Read more.


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