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New York: Violent protests sparked by the murder of a high-profile legal scholar are threatening to push Haiti into a spiral of instability, Special Representative Helen La Lime told the Security Council on Monday, as she outlined UN efforts to help overcome the impasse engulfing the country. more
Haiti’s President urges ‘critical rethink’ to ensure development assistance targets national priorities

New York: Noting the multidimensional consequences of COVID‑19, as well as ongoing political and socio-economic strife in many countries, Haiti’s President Jovenel Moïse ...

UN committed to helping Haiti build better future, says Guterres, marking 10-year anniversary of devastating earthquake

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 los ...

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 ...