Haiti

Soccer greats Ronaldo and Zidane score goals for UN education project in Haiti

Soccer stars Ronaldo and Zidane, Goodwill Ambassadors of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), have scored golden goals for 3,000 disadvantaged children in a Haitian slum, donating $120,000 to provide school materials as well as health and sanitation supplies.

UN Jordanian peacekeeper dies of gunshot wounds in Haiti

A Jordanian peacekeeper serving with the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) has become the latest blue helmet to lose his life for the cause of peace after dying today of a gunshot wound sustained at the weekend during an operation to seize a stolen vehicle and find a kidnapped woman.

Haiti: UN mission helps apprehend suspected bandits in Bel Air

Blue helmets serving with the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) have apprehended seven suspected bandits who were turned over to the UN and national police.

At Brussels donors' conference for Haiti, UN envoy hopes for emergency fund

The United Nations Secretary-General's representative in Haiti is in Brussels today for a two-day European Union (EU) donors' conference which he hopes will create an emergency fund for the troubled Caribbean country.

Security Council urges Haiti to hold elections this year

The Security Council today stressed the primary importance of holding a first round of elections in Haiti this year, and urged the authorities there to undertake a series of measure to achieve this goal.

Haiti’s fragile electoral process shows gains, UN says

With a significant number of voters and with candidates representing a broad range of political opinion gearing up for upcoming elections in Haiti, a credible vote is possible but the Transitional Government must take further measures to ensure success, a new United Nations report says.

Number of voters registered in Haiti passes 3 million, UN says

The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Haiti today opened a new General Headquarters for the capital, Port-au-Prince, after voter registration across the country passed a benchmark of 3 million.