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MINUSTAH – United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti

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 / 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 »

SOMALIA / MAXAAS HUMANITARIAN MISSION

Aid agencies, led by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), travelled to Maxaas in the Hiraan Region  of Somalia, an area recently recovered from Al Shabaab control,  to assess the humanitarian situation on the ground.  AU / UN IST

31 May 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / AL-SHABAAB HOSTAGES

Some 30 civilian hostages who were on Friday morning kidnapped from a village near Kismayu town were later rescued in a daring operation involving around 200 Interim Juba Administration forces (IJA) aided by AMISOM Kenya Defence Forces air surveillance capability. AU / UN IST

30 May 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / UGANDAN SOLDIERS ATTACK

A repatriation ceremony was held for three Ugandan soldiers killed during a raid on the Somali parliament by Shabaab terrorists. The deceased were part of the Quick Reaction Force (QRF) that responded to the attack that also claimed the lives of four Somali National Army (SNA) soldiers and one Somali police officer.  AU / UN [...]

27 May 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / MINE DISABILITIES

The UN Mine Action Service (UNMAS) has begun to map out its first ever working group to provide assistance to victims who have been disabled from explosives inSomalia. A government official said, "people are neglecting disabled people, its like they are not part of the society yet they represent 25 percent of the Somali society, that's a [...]

24 May 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / CHENG-HOPKINS WRAP

The UN Assistant Secretary-General for Peacebuilding Support has concluded a five-day visit toSomalia, with an announcement of further investment in addressing the country's peacebuilding needs. Judy Cheng-Hopkins held meetings with several officials from the government ofSomalia, members of civil society, youth, women and the leadership the Jubba Interim Administration in Kismayo. AU UN IST

10 May 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / SEXUAL VIOLENCE

The government of Somalia has begun consultations on how best to address issues of gender-based sexual violence. UN statistics indicate that there were 800 cases of sexual and gender-based violence in Mogadishu alone during the first six months of 2013. In 2012, 1,700 cases were registered by the UN across 500 camps for internally displaced people [...]

9 May 2014 | Read More »

 

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