This hearing will offer Members the chance to examine U.S. policy toward Haiti in the midst of the current political and humanitarian crisis. Witnesses will discuss ongoing political and social conditions in the country and provide insight into how the U.S. can best support democratic institutions, rule of law, and human rights at this pivotal time in Haiti’s history.


Mr. Pierre Espérance
Executive Director
Haitian National Human Rights Defense Network

Ms. Emmanuela Douyon
Nou pap domi

Mr. Daniel Erikson
Managing Director
Blue Star Strategies

Ms. Leonie Marie Hermantin

Mr. Antonio Garrastazu
Regional Director, Latin America and the Caribbean
International Republican Institute