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HAITI / GIRLS VOCATIONAL TRAINING

Adolescent women in Haiti are finding inspiration and jobs through a project that trains them in fields previously allotted only to men.  The women now have incomes, and the skills needed to help their tiny nation, still suffering the effects of the 2010 earthquake. WORLD BANK

5 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UN / HAITI

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Haiti, Sandra Honoré, told the Security Council that "the window for holding the elections before the end of the year is now rapidly closing." This is particularly worrisome, she said as without elections "Parliament would be rendered dysfunctional on January 12, 2015, thereby creating an institutional vacuum until [...]

11 Sep 2014 | Read More »

HAITI / GUSTAVO GALLON

Gustavo Gallon, the independent expert on the situation of Human Rights in Haiti, wrapped his second visit to the country with a press conference where he said that "80% of prisoners in Haiti are deprived of their liberty for years without having been heard by a judge. " MINUSTAH

22 Jul 2014 | Read More »

HAITI / BAN PRESSER

Wrapping his two-day visit to Haiti, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon held a press conference in capital Port-au-Prince, after touring the national Olympic sport center still under construction since 2012. MINUSTAH

15 Jul 2014 | Read More »

HAITI / BAN MARTELLY

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon met with Haitian president Michel Martelly yesterday (14 Jul) to discuss upcoming legislative and municipal elections, the ongoing cholera epidemic, as well as the restructuring of the United Nations mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH).

15 Jul 2014 | Read More »

HAITI / BAN SANITATION LAUNCH

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called for intensified efforts to ensure access to safe drinking water and adequate sanitation in Haiti, as he launched a new United Nations-supported initiative and met with families affected by cholera. MINUSTAH

14 Jul 2014 | Read More »

HAITI / BAN MEMORIAL

Secretary-General Ban Ki moon arrived  for a two-day visit in Haiti. Ban and his wife, Yoo Soon-taek, began their visit by laying a wreath at the UN mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH)  earthquake memorial. MINUSTAH

14 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / HAITI CHOLERA

The UN spokesperson said that over the weekend the terms of reference of the High Level Committee on Cholera, which would be a UN and a Government of Haiti Committee, have been officially agreed on, adding in that the "the Committee aims at further improving the coordination response to the epidemic." UNTV/FILE

21 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / HAITI

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

24 Mar 2014 | Read More »

HAITI / EARTHQUAKE MEMORIAL

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

10 Jan 2014 | Read More »

 

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