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UN Mission for Justice Support in Haiti

Authorization date: 04/17

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Haiti is ready for UN peacekeepers to leave soon (09.03.2017)

[…] With a steady downsizing of Haiti peacekeeping operations in recent years and the U.S. administration of President Donald Trump pushing for cutbacks, the U.N. is looking at sending home 2,358 soldiers from 19 contributing countries, perhaps within months.

Peacekeeping chief points to changes in mandate of UN mission (10.02.2017)

Wrapping up a week-long visit during which he attended the swearing in of the new Haitian President, Jovenel Moïse, and carried out an out an evaluation of Mission, Hervé Ladsous … told reporters yesterday in Port-au-Prince: “The military component of MINUSTAH is likely to disappear in the...

UN considering removing military peacekeepers from Haiti: official (09.02.2017)

The United Nations is considering removing military personnel from its peacekeeping mission in Haiti, a U.N. official said on Thursday, indicating a possible scaling back of one of the body's longest-running and widely-criticized missions.

Top UN official in Haiti, Security Council welcome announcement of president-elect (04.01.2017)

A senior United Nations official and the Security Council today joined the international community in congratulating the next President of Haiti, whose election completes a repeatedly delayed process that took over a year.

Ban Ki-moon sorry for UN role in Haiti cholera epidemic (02.12.2016)

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has apologised for the first time to the people of Haiti for the international organisation's role in a deadly cholera outbreak that has killed more than 9,300 people and infected more than 800,000.

Haiti presidential election 'won by Jovenel Moise' (29.11.2016)

Businessman Jovenel Moise has won Haiti's presidential election in the first round, preliminary results show.

Ban welcomes Haiti elections (21.11.2016)

Welcoming the holding of elections in Haiti on 20 November, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today stressed that the process “is crucial to ending the current governance vacuum” and urged all the parties involved “to show statesmanship at this critical time for the country.”