The head of the United Nations Mission in Haiti Sandra Honoré told the Security Council that the long awaited adoption and promulgation of the Electoral Law along with this month's Accord emanating from the Inter-Haitian Dialogue prepared a path toward inclusive and transparent elections to be held later this year. UNTV
The UN mission in Haiti remembers those killed in the earthquake four years ago that crushed this tiny island nation, killing over 200,000 including 102 peacekeepers. MINUSTAH
The United Nations Mission for Stabilization in Haiti (MINUSTAH) and the Haitian National Police (HNP), carried-out a joint operation to destroy unusable or expired munitions and explosives, as part of MINUSTAH’s Consolidation Plan and the HNP’s Development Plan. MINUSTAH
The UN humanitarian agency said that (USD) 169 million was needed to help relieve the humanitarian situation in Haiti. Cholera is a major concern in the country, which hosts half of the world's suspected cholera cases. Forty-five thousand people could be affected by the cholera epidemic in 2014 and if efforts are not made to [...]
The International Organization for Migration is calling for a comprehensive approach to migration management following the death of 30 Haitian migrants at sea earlier this week off the Bahamas. CH UNTV
UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson said “we know that there have been many people dying of cholera and we will, of course, do our very best to reduce that risk and also to make sure that we will be able to demonstrate tangibly the compassion that we feel for the people of Haiti struck by [...]
With a one million dollar founding grant from Disney, UNICEF launched a pilot program that uses playgrounds to help foster creativity and healthy development for children affected by disasters and emergencies.
Commenting on the law suit brought against the United Nations for its alleged responsibility for the introduction of cholera into Haiti, French Ambassador Gérard Araud expressed trust in the US court system and said he was sure “the UN will accept the decision of the court.” UNTV
This year the International Day of the Girl Child (Friday 11 October) celebrates the use of innovation to advance girls’ education, looking at ways to get girls learning that are creative, effective, sustainable and just. UNICEF .
The Special Representative for the Secretary-General in Haiti, Sandra Honoré, told the Security Council that "Haiti is at a crucial turning point" and that progress in the fields of security and stability, as well as socio-economic development, "could be jeopardised by the instability resulting from the polarisation related to the electoral impasse." UNTV / UNICEF