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United Nations Integrated Office in Haiti 

Authorization date: 06/19

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MINUSTAH will close by October, Security Council approves smaller follow-on operation (13.04.2017)

[…] Acting on the recommendations of the Secretary-General, the Council also decided to establish a successor operation, the United Nations Mission for Justice Support in Haiti (MINUJUSTH), which would be mandated to assist the Haitian Government to strengthen rule of law institutions; further...

Jovenel Moise confirmed as new president (12.04.2017)

Jovenel Moise has been declared the winner of Haiti's November 20 presidential election, ending a protracted electoral process that has paralysed the Caribbean country's politics for more than a year.

Constitutional order restored, Special Representative tells Security Council (11.04.2017)

Building on political progress and a relatively stable security situation, the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) should prepare to drawdown over the next six months and transition into a smaller peacekeeping operation focused on strengthening the rule of law, institutions and...

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.