UN / HAITI

19-Oct-2023 00:02:03
The Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution renewing for one year the sanctions regime on Haiti, which includes an arms embargo and targeted assets freeze and travel ban measures. UNIFEED
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DATELINE: 19 OCTOBER 2023, NEW YORK CITY / FILE
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FILE – NEW YORK CITY

1. Wide shot, exterior, United Nations Headquarters

18 OCTOBER 2023, NEW YORK CITY

2. Wide shot, Security Council
3. UPSOUND (English) Sérgio França Danese, Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Brazil:
“Will those in favor of the draft resolution contained in document S/2023/787, please raise their hand?”
4. Pan left, ambassadors vote
5. UPSOUND (English) Sérgio França Danese, Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Brazil:
“The draft resolution has been adopted unanimously has resolution 27002023.”
6. Wide shot, Security Council
7. SOUNDBITE (English) Hernán Pérez Loose, Permanent Representative to the UN, Ecuador:
“Like we have said over and over again, the humanitarian, political and security crisis in Haiti, it’s a multidimensional crisis and it requires an integrated response.”
8. Med shot, Council members
9. SOUNDBITE (English) Robert A. Wood, Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Alternate Representative for Special Political Affairs, United States:
“We remain deeply, deeply concerned by the security and humanitarian situation in Haiti. So many Haitians continue to suffer from the ongoing violence. And the adoption of this resolution strengthens a key tool for the Security Council's broader peace and security toolkit with respect to at a lasting political solution is critical to promoting a peaceful and prosperous future for the people of Haiti and the region.”
10. Close up, Security Council president
11. SOUNDBITE (French) Antonio Rodrigue, Permanent Representative of Haiti to the United Nations:
“The adoption of this text under Chapter Seven of the charter comes just a few days after the vote on resolution 2699 authorizing the deployment of a multinational security support mission in Haiti. These two decisions are complementing they show the council's determination to make an effective contribution to the establishment of a security climate in Haiti. That can facilitate the organization of democratic elections, which should lead to the restoration of state institutions that are guarantors of the rule of law.”
12. Wide shot, Security Council
STORYLINE
The Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution renewing for one year the sanctions regime on Haiti, which includes an arms embargo and targeted assets freeze and travel ban measures.

The draft text was authored by Ecuador and the US, the co-penholders on Haiti. After the vote, Ecuador’s Permanent Representative to the UN, Hernán Pérez Loose, said, “Like we have said over and over again, the humanitarian, political and security crisis in Haiti, it’s a multidimensional crisis and it requires an integrated response.”

The United States’ Deputy Permanent Representative and Alternate Representative for Special Political Affairs, Robert A. Wood, said that his country remains “deeply, deeply concerned by the security and humanitarian situation in Haiti.”

Wood added, “So many Haitians continue to suffer from the ongoing violence. And the adoption of this resolution strengthens a key tool for the Security Council's broader peace and security toolkit with respect to at a lasting political solution is critical to promoting a peaceful and prosperous future for the people of Haiti and the region.”

The Permanent Representative of Haiti, Antonio Rodrigue, noted that this vote “comes just a few days after the vote on resolution 2699 authorizing the deployment of a multinational security support mission in Haiti.”

According to the ambassador, “these two decisions are complementing they show the council's determination to make an effective contribution to the establishment of a security climate in Haiti” and “can facilitate the organization of democratic elections, which should lead to the restoration of state institutions that are guarantors of the rule of law.”
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