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UN Mission for Justice Support in Haiti

Authorization date: 04/17

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Haiti stands ‘at the crossroads’ between peacekeeping, development – Bachelet urges strengthened ‘human rights protection’ (03.04.2019)

With the end of the UN’s peacekeeping presence in Haiti in sight, the UN’s human rights chief told the Security Council on Wednesday that the country now stands “at the crossroads between peacekeeping and development”, urging all concerned parties to continue building on progress made, or “risk...

Haiti paralyzed by fifth day of protests against president (11.02.2019)

Protesters are demanding President Jovenel Moise resign for failing to tackle corruption. The rallies have become increasingly violent in recent days.

Mission in transition: planning for the end of UN peacekeeping in Haiti (26.12.2018)

The process of reconfiguring, closing, and handing over responsibilities to a UN country team or host-state institutions is a crucial—and challenging—part of the life cycle of a UN peacekeeping mission. … This paper focuses on the two most recent peacekeeping transitions in Haiti: one from the UN...

‘Laden with challenges’ but also hope, Mission chief tells Security Council (12.12.2018)

Triggered by violent demonstrations and numerous allegations of government mismanagement of public funds, and “worrying episodes” of violence in some Port-au-Prince neighbourhoods, Special Representative Helen La Lime said that although progress has been slow, the UN Mission for Justice Support in...