Starr Forum: The Haitian Constitutional Crisis and the International Community

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm

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What role has the international community played in Haiti’s struggle to achieve a stable constitutional and democratic order since the end of the Duvalier era in 1986 and the promulgation of the 1987 Constitution?  In this Starr Forum, four leading experts on Haitian domestic and international politics discuss Haiti’s extended constitutional crisis and consider what steps (if any) the international community can take at the current time to help restore to Haitians a government that serves the needs of the vast majority. 

Robert Fatton, University of Virginia 
Georges Fauriol, Center for Strategic and International Studies 
Sabine Manigat, Independent Researcher (Haiti)
Amy Wilentz, University of California at Irvine

Malick Ghachem, MIT

Co-sponsors:  MIT Center for International Studies (CIS) and MIT History

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