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New York: On 12 January 2010, a 7.0 magnitude quake struck the Haiti, devastating its capital, Port-au-Prince. About 220,00 people were reportedly killed, among them, 102 UN staff who lost their lives when the stabilization mission there, known as MINUSTAH, collapsed. Some 300,000 people were injured and 1.5 million become homeless during the 35-second-long tremor. more
Security Council calls for dialogue in Haiti

New York : The UN Security Council has stressed the need to resolve the ongoing political impasse in Haiti between President Jovenel Moïse and a surging opposition movement.

Concerned over Haiti’s political crisis, Guterres promises ‘continuous commitment’

New York: In the light of on-going instability across Haiti and this week’s transition away from fully-fledged peacekeeping operations, the UN chief on Thursday promised “the ...

Security Council marks transition from 15 years of UN peacekeeping in Haiti

New York: Although 15 years of UN peacekeeping in Haiti has drawn to a close, the Organization’s commitment to strengthening and stabilizing the country, will continue, the Security ...

Security Council marks transition from 15 years of UN peacekeeping in Haiti

New York: Although 15 years of UN peacekeeping in Haiti has drawn to a close, the Organization’s commitment to strengthening and stabilizing the country, will continue, the Security ...

Security Council approves ‘historic’ political Haiti mission, ending UN peacekeeping role in the country

New York, June 26 (JEN): The Security Council on Monday approved a resolution to create a UN “Integrated Office” in Haiti, designed to support the country’s government i ...

Protests, violence in Haiti prompts international call for ‘realistic and lasting solutions’ to crisis

New York: Opposition-led protests in Haiti calling for the president to step down, which sparked violence last week, have prompted a group of senior diplomats, included the top UN officia ...

Haiti: ‘Laden with challenges’ but also hope, Mission chief tells Security Council

New York: Haiti is “laden with challenges, but also hope”, the head of the UN Mission in the country told the Security Council on Wednesday, against the backdrop of on-going p ...

UN eyes transition of Haiti role from peacekeeping to development

New York: The United Nations has already started to prepare for a post-peacekeeping presence in Haiti, a senior UN official said Tuesday, stressing there are many reasons to be optimistic ...

Haiti: UN determined to support authorities in strengthening rule of law

New York, Feb 17 (JEN): Strengthening the rule of law and improving the national police and the judicial system in Haiti will require political will on the part of the authorities, and th ...