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UN Mission for Justice Support in Haiti

Authorization date: 04/17

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UN plans to pay victims of cholera outbreak it caused in Haiti (24.10.2016)

[…] Now, with barely two months left in his term, Mr. Ban’s administration is scrambling to compensate, for the first time, those who have suffered, with a plan to give them or their communities cash payments from a proposed $400 million cholera response package.

Security Council extends UN peacekeeping mission in Haiti for six months (13.10.2016)

Accepting Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s recommendation, the Security Council today extended the mandate of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Haiti for six months at the current force and police strength.

Hurricane's impact on political process reaffirms need to extend MINUSTAH – UN envoy (11.10.2016)

With Haiti facing the dual challenges of addressing the impact of Hurricane Matthew and restarting preparations for the holding of the much-anticipated elections, the United Nations envoy for the Caribbean country today expressed support for the recommended extension of the UN mission there by six...

U.N. admits role in cholera epidemic in Haiti (17.08.2016)

For the first time since a cholera epidemic believed to be imported by United Nations peacekeepers began killing thousands of Haitians nearly six years ago, the office of Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has acknowledged that the United Nations played a role in the initial outbreak and that a...

At OAS meeting, friends of Haiti pin hopes on October 9 election (19.07.2016)

Buoyed by the desire to get a democratically elected government in Haiti, diplomats at the Organization of American States on Wednesday said they welcomed interim Haitian President Jocelerme Privert’s executive order for the country’s 5.8 million voters to report to the polls on October 9 to vote...

UN and partners warn against ‘institutional vacuum’ (15.06.2016)

The United Nations and its partners in Haiti have today expressed concern that as the provisional president's agreed 120-day mandate has come to end, “no measures have been taken to ensure institutional continuity” in the island nation, where several key deadlines regarding the political transition...