UN official urges continued support for Haiti as mission drawdown continues

International support for Haiti will be critical as the United Nations continues the drawdown of its mission in the Caribbean country, the organization’s top official there told the Security Council on Tuesday.

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As Haiti struggles to stamp out cholera, UN urges further international support to combat disease

Noting the challenges that continue to hamper sustained progress in combating cholera in Haiti, the United Nations General Assembly underscored the need to strengthen national health, sanitation and water systems on the island to promote the well-being of the population as well as contributing to Haiti's sustainable development efforts.

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.