Haiti

News in Brief 05 July 2017 - AM

North Korea missile test “another brazen violation”: UN chief

The launch on Tuesday of what North Korea said was an intercontinental ballistic missile, has been described by the UN chief as “another brazen violation of Security Council resolutions”.

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After ‘successful’ visit to Haiti, Security Council notes window of opportunity for reforms

Haiti has a window of opportunity to implement reforms necessary to bring the Caribbean country onto a path of stability and development, the United Nations Security Council President said today.

News in Brief 26 June 2017

UN chief calls for collective action against drug abuse

Countries are being urged by the UN Secretary-General to honour their commitments to address drug abuse and trafficking.

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In Haiti, Security Council spotlights opportunities for country's reform towards stability and development

Wrapping up a three-day visit to Haiti, a Security Council delegation today stressed that it has accomplished the objectives of the mission, including a first-hand look into how best the United Nations could contribute to the country's lasting stability and development.

In visit to Haiti, Security Council delegation to reaffirm support for country's stability and development

The United Nations Security Council on Thursday began a three-day visit to Haiti to reaffirm its support for the Haitian Government and people in strengthening institutions to contribute to the country's stability and development.

News in Brief 20 June 2017 (PM)

At least 130 feared dead following new shipwrecks in the Mediterranean

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UN chief appoints new envoy for Haiti

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Josette Sheeran of the United States as his Special Envoy for Haiti, who will guide full implementation of the Organization's new approach to reducing the impact of cholera in the country and support national efforts on sustainable development.

Political will, financial support needed to bolster new approach to cholera in Haiti – UN deputy chief

The United Nations deputy chief today called on Member States to fund the Organization's new strategy to counter cholera in Haiti, stressing that the initiative is facing a critical shortage of resources.

UN Standing Police Capacity: 10 years on the job

From preparing for the Pope’s visit to the Central African Republic to assisting Sierra Leone in conducting elections, the UN’s Standing Police Capacity wears many hats.

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News in Brief 23 May 2017 – (PM)

Attacks against civilians, UN in Mali aim to undermine peace efforts

The current wave of indiscriminate attacks against civilians, government and international forces in Mali aims to undermine efforts to bring peace and stability to the West African country.

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