February 13, 2013
Clare Morton, 404-413-7083
World Affairs Council of Atlanta
ATLANTA – On Thursday evening, Feb. 21, the World Affairs Council of Atlanta and Global Health Action (GHA) will cohost Partnerships for Progress in Haiti: Successes and Challenges Three Years On. The program will be held at GHA’s offices, located at 1902 Clairmont Road, Decatur, Ga. 30333 and will take place from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
The panel presentation will explore successful collaborations and partnerships between nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), government, private sector and faith-based organizations before and after the January 2010 earthquake.
The panelists are:
Each panelist will present a challenge faced by their organization, solutions developed and outcomes achieved.
Edvige Jean-François, special projects producer for CNN International, will moderate the discussion, and Robin C. Davis, executive director of Global Health Action, will introduce the program.
The goal of the evening is to look at the relief, rebuilding and international responses to the Haitian crisis and ask:
“Haiti presents some of the greatest logistical, governmental, human capital and economic resource challenges in the world, yet many NGOs and for-profit organizations have been able to collaborate since the earthquake and find success,” said Cedric Suzman, executive vice president and director of programming for the World Affairs Council of Atlanta.
The event costs $10 for members of the World Affairs Council of Atlanta and $20 for non-members. Register here »
The World Affairs Council of Atlanta is a nonpartisan, membership organization affiliated with Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University and the World Affairs Councils of America. It is a forum for dialogue, a source of expertise and an engine for research on international issues.
Global Health Action is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to improving the health of individuals and communities around the globe through education, training, and practical programs in leadership, management, and health promotion. In its 40-year history, GHA has had a variety of on-the-ground programs around the world and has trained thousands of health professionals and community leaders from 97 countries.
The largest business school in the South and part of a major research institution, Georgia State University's J. Mack Robinson College of Business has 200 faculty, 8,000 students and 80,000 alumni. With programs on five continents and students from 88 countries, the college is world-class and worldwide. Its part-time MBA is ranked among the best by the Aspen Institute, Bloomberg Businessweek and U.S. News & World Report, and its Executive MBA is on the Financial Times list of the world's premier programs. Located in Atlanta, the Robinson College and Georgia State have produced more of Georgia's top executives with graduate degrees than any other school in the Southeast.