Almost 700,000 Haitians who lost their homes in the quake are still living in appalling conditions. The majority of these people still lack access to basic services like healthcare, clean water, toilets, sanitation and live in tattered shelters.
Mexico City has developed a series of initiatives to better enable both Mexico City's government and our 20 million citizens to respond quickly to a deadly earthquake.
My own hope this Mother's Day is that women like Lucienne and Alexandre will have the opportunities to make their dream of a brighter future for their children into reality.
While I'm well aware we don't live in a cave, strong partnerships and alliances will be the only way to exact a true measure of change.
This empty place will stand for all those around the world who still lack the basic freedoms that our Seders celebrate.
As a member of a rock band and leader at the United Nations Foundation, we are a unique pair, but our goal is the same. We are committed to helping the United Nations protect Haitian women.
My colleagues and I at the One World Futbol Project are proud to be part of this exemplary volunteer effort. Join us in helping the citizens of Haiti by supporting these great organizations.
This may be one most significant elections in the Haiti's history. Visibility was especially important in this election because on paper the two candidates are rather similar.
If indeed the US troops are in Haiti for "humanitarian reasons," there is plenty for them to do before the hurricane season begins.
When will Haitians get an apology for the brutal regimes that foreign governments have imposed on their country?
Despite the many stories about my wound on the eve of the Haitian election, the story shouldn't be about my hand.
For Haiti, it might not matter who wins the presidency, but how the new president will address the mammoth challenges facing the nation.
Our old economy cannot -- and should not -- be recovered. If we are to rebuild a strong economy, then wrenching and fundamental changes are needed.
Orphanages that promise a better life for children may appear attractive to poor families, but there is often no way of knowing whether the children are treated well and given access to health care and education.
Whether the worry is radiation poisoning or heart disease, we tend to focus more on prevention after than before an emergency. Our thinking is so consistently responsive to the crisis that is, rather than ahead of the crisis that might be.
That depends on how you define poverty and wealth. We have solidarity, community and other riches, too, like people who work hard for the global economy. But it's hard for a little country to rise up, especially in our case.