Most of Eirene Suisse’s activity in Haiti is through the exchange of personnel in the following areas of action:

Citizenship (SDGs 10 and 16): Promote, with civil society, citizen mobility and give momentum to the development of a democratic society and rule of law.

  • Support for research, propagation, and education on human rights;
  • Support for education on citizenship and the rights and duties of elected representatives and voters;
  • Support for the development of local projects that promote the joys of citizenship;
  • Support for the propagation of basic education that respects the rights and participation of individuals and children.

Fight Against Poverty (SDG 1): Improve natural resource management, economic development, and food security.

  • Promotion for the improvement of living conditions in rural areas by supporting farming families and initiatives like those that create cooperatives;
  • Improvement of agricultural productivity by supporting education on and propagation of sustainable agricultural techniques;
  • Support for the conservation of natural resources and biodiversity and raising the population’s awareness of these issues.

Migration (SDG 16): Support migrants, internally displaced persons, and repatriates in Haiti and the Dominican Republic, and promote exchange between civil societies in the two countries.

  • Support for the reduction of vulnerability in defense of individual and community rights for displaced persons and migrants: internally displaced persons, migrants returning to Haiti, and Haitian migrants in the Dominican Republic;
  • Development of a culture of human rights and of peaceful coexistence at the Haitian-Dominican border.

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