Sean Penn lends support to new roadmap for HaitiListen /
Two years after a devastating earthquake struck Haiti on January 12, the country is ready to move from an emergency to a long-term development phase, according to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
Actor, director and philanthropist Sean Penn is one of the people who rushed to the scene shortly after the disaster struck and has been a constant advocate for the reconstruction of Haiti..
His NGO, J/P Haitian Relief Organization has joined forces with UNDP and other charities to begin to rebuild the country.
Speaking to UN Radio's Leda Letra, Sean Penn explains the importance of working closely with the national institutions in order to be more effective on the ground.