Haiti

Special Representative updates Security Council on Haiti

The key objectives for strengthening Haiti and making it stable were outlined in a plan to the UN Security Council on Wednesday. 

Gerry Adams has the story.

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Haiti must break political impasse to achieve progress, UN envoy tells Security Council

Breaking the political impasse that has plagued Haiti for some 16 months is crucial to achieve progress and consolidate democracy in the country, the head of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the country told the Security Council today.

Establishing rule of law in Haiti is a top priority: human rights expert

Things are moving ahead in Haiti, but slowly, says Michel Forst, A United Nations independent expert on the human rights situation in the Caribbean country.

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Independent UN expert urges national action plan on human rights in Haiti

Haiti needs to develop a coordinated plan of action on human rights and a framework on the rule of law, an independent United Nations expert has said, noting that while positive changes are coming very slowly, there is a strong expectation from Haitians to see improvements.

Haiti: UN humanitarian official concerned about growing number of forced evictions

The top United Nations humanitarian official in Haiti has expressed grave concern about recent incidents of forced evictions of internally displaced persons (IDPs), following his visit to a site in the capital, Port-au-Prince, from which thousands of people were forced to leave.

Haiti: UN expert calls for strengthening state institutions

An independent United Nations human rights expert today wrapped up a visit to Haiti by calling for the strengthening of State institutions so they can play their key role in the running of the country and in the functioning of democracy.