by Jorge Cham
Subject:   A panel discussion "Rebuilding Central America After Hurricane Mitch"
Sponsor:   Center for Latin American Studies and Haas Center
Speaker:   representatives from academia and NGOS, see list bellow
Date:   Wednesday, April 7, 1999
Time:   4pm -
Location:   Room 095, Law School [look for it in a campus map]
Sponsor URL:   http://www.stanford.edu/group/las/
Contact:   Paloma Diaz (725-0383), pdiaz@leland
Join us in a public forum designed to better understand the needs of Central America in the reconstruction following the wake of devastation wrought by Hurricane Mitch. Highlighting case studies in Honduras and Nicaragua, Latin American experts and representatives of grassroots development organizations will discuss: · the impact of U.S. foreign policy and the Cold War on Central American development · reconstruction proposals: transformational or rhetorical? · sustainable relief recovery: an alternative to traditional emergency response · reforming the rural community health system Featured Panelists: · Kathleen Morrison (MODERATOR) - Associate Director, Center for Latin American Studies; Lecturer, Latin American Studies and Stanford Graduate School of Education · Gregg Biggs - Pacific Coast Representative, World Neighbors, development organization, implemented Hurricane Mitch Recovery Plan ( short-term crop yield, water system repair, and micro-credit re-establishment) · Carlos Chamorro - Vice Minister of Culture, Government of National Reconstruction, Nicaragua, 1979; Director, Barricada, 1980-94; Knight Fellow, Department of Communications, Stanford University, 1997-8; Visiting Journalist, UC Berkeley · Rachel Steinhart - MPH, Medical Student, Stanford University; Collaborator, Health Brigade, Luisa Amanda Espinosa Association of Nicaraguan Women; Committee for Health Rights in the Americas; Nicaragua Network · Kristina Stevens - Communications & Editorial Assistant, Center for Latin American Studies; former Peace Corps Water/Sanitation Technician, Honduras
Event history: Submitted by pdiaz on 16-Mar-1999;
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