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Articles from Haiti

  1. Trade union rights are human rights 27 April 2022

    Haiti: Seeds of international solidarity bear fruit

    Education International is pleased to report that it has received letters from member organisations in Haiti informing it that the repression against union leaders has been lifted, following a strong show of solidarity from education unions around the world.

    Haiti: Seeds of international solidarity bear fruit
  2. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 15 July 2021

    Raise your hand for better policies: How global partnerships can help transform policy dialogue

    The COVID-19 pandemic has posed new policy challenges to public education systems and exacerbated long-standing ones. How can the Global Partnership for Education contribute to solving these complex policy puzzles? Join the conversation.

    Raise your hand for better policies: How global partnerships can help transform policy dialogue
  3. Democracy 29 April 2021

    Democracy in danger in Haiti: education unions mobilise

    Despite the massive mobilisation of civil society, with the education unions in the front line, President Jovenel Moïse is eroding Haitian democracy a little more every day. The right to organise and the right to education are no longer respected. The country is sinking into violence, under the indifferent gaze...

    Democracy in danger in Haiti: education unions mobilise
  4. Trade union rights are human rights 6 October 2020

    Haiti: Solidarity of the global teacher trade union movement against government harassment of educators

    Education International and its member organisations are monitoring the situation for teacher trade unionists fighting for free, quality public education for all in Haiti. In particular, they are putting pressure on the government to respect the human and trade union rights of educators

    Haiti: Solidarity of the global teacher trade union movement against government harassment of educators
  5. Trade union rights are human rights 20 February 2020

    Haiti: Generalised violence throws education system into chaos

    As Haiti grapples with lawlessness and widespread violence, education unions warn of the terrible impact of the crisis on the country’s education system, with students, teachers and education workers in fear for their lives and schools closing down.

    Haiti: Generalised violence throws education system into chaos
  6. Union growth 21 October 2019

    Haiti: reopening schools despite the dire situation is essential

    While Haiti’s political, economic and social situation has been deteriorating for months, recent weeks have been truly terrible, to the point that schools are now closed - a dramatic development given that without education, there can be no national development.

    Haiti: reopening schools despite the dire situation is essential
  7. Equity and inclusion 5 March 2019

    #IWD2019 #Education Voices: “Educating Girls Matters: How You Can Help Change the World”, by Kayce Freed Jennings

    Kayce Freed Jennings

    This is true: educating girls will change the world. We know that. So why, then, are there still 130 million girls out of school and what can we do about it? What can you, as educators, do about it? What can your students do?

    #IWD2019 #Education Voices: “Educating Girls Matters: How You Can Help Change the World”, by Kayce Freed Jennings
  8. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 28 February 2019

    Haiti: trade union front for quality public education, social dialogue and a statute for teachers in the private sector

    Despite many obstacles, Education International’s Haitian affiliates are jointly campaigning for quality public education and the establishment of a dialogue with the Minister of Education. They are also supporting a statute for teachers in the private sector.

    Haiti: trade union front for quality public education, social dialogue and a statute for teachers in the private sector
  9. Trade union rights are human rights 13 February 2019

    Haiti endorses the Safe Schools Declaration

    Education International welcomes the endorsement by Haiti of the Safe Schools Declaration, committing itself to protect students, teachers, schools, and universities during times of violent conflict.

    Haiti endorses the Safe Schools Declaration
  10. Union renewal and development 24 November 2017

    Haiti: Toward a status for teachers in the private sector

    On average, 90% of schools in Haiti are private, and they usually operate without being inspected, and the teachers working there have little or no job security or protections.

    Haiti: Toward a status for teachers in the private sector
  11. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 1 May 2017

    This May Day, why not try solidarity?

    As the occasion to celebrate and reaffirm the value and values of trade unions, from which their principles continue to inspire, today must also serve as a lens to carefully examine our societies and institutions.

    This May Day, why not try solidarity?
  12. Union growth 3 March 2017

    Post-hurricane support has helped traumatised Haitian teachers move forward

    For many teachers, the emotional scars of Hurricane Matthew have yet to heal, which is why an international solidarity programme has helped to provide support to their colleagues who need it the most.

    Post-hurricane support has helped traumatised Haitian teachers move forward
  13. Union renewal and development 18 October 2016

    Haiti: global educator solidarity at work after devastating Hurricane Matthew

    Education International is meeting with its member organisations in Haiti to shape a plan to strengthen their capacity for action and offer long-term assistance for severely affected educators in the country’s hard hit south.

    Haiti: global educator solidarity at work after devastating Hurricane Matthew
  14. Trade union rights are human rights 24 February 2016

    Haiti: political violence claims academic’s life

    The killing of a teacher unionist has exposed the deteriorating political situation in Haiti where the country was left to linger in constitutional limbo following the resignation of President Michel Martelly.

    Haiti: political violence claims academic’s life
  15. Fighting the commercialisation of education 18 February 2016

    Haiti: United Nations report puts for-profit education on the side-lines

    The latest report of the Committee on the Rights of the Child on Haiti underlines the importance of free quality education and warns of the perilous effects of unregulated public-private partnerships.

    Haiti: United Nations report puts for-profit education on the side-lines