Haiti to receive $66.9 million from global fund to fight AIDS - UN agency

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today announced that Haiti is to receive $66.9 million over the next five years for anti-retroviral therapy for more than 1,200 people living with AIDS.

UN human rights expert set to visit Haiti for talks with government, civil society

A United Nations human rights expert is slated to visit Haiti later this week for talks with senior government officials and representatives of civil society in an effort to gauge the state of civil liberties in that country.

Prominent French jurist named UN expert on human rights in Haiti

Secretary-General Kofi Annan has appointed a prominent French human rights advocate as the United Nations new independent expert on human rights in Haiti, a UN spokesman announced this morning.