INTERVIEW: Haiti on path to stability, development thanks to UN mission, says envoy

After 13 years, the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) will close its doors on 15 October. The Mission was established by the Security Council at a time when State authority had been weak and limited to parts of the capital, Port-au-Prince, with the three branches of power either non-functional or non-existent, and a national police force that was overwhelmed by the multiple threats to public order and the rule of law.

Support from the UN to end cholera in Haiti will continue

Support from the UN to help Haiti finally put an end to cholera, will continue when a new UN Mission for Justice Support, known as MINUJUSTH,

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FEATURE: Images of the legacy of the UN peacekeeping mission in Haiti

The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Haiti, known as MINUSTAH, will close on 15 October 2017, replaced with a smaller group of police and civilian officers who will help the Government to strengthen rule of law and security in the Caribbean country.

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

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Security Council debates future of UN peacekeeping mission in Haiti

The UN Secretary-General is recommending that the UN Mission in Haiti also known as MINUSTAH close in mid-October this year, the UN special envoy to the country said on Tuesday.

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UN blue helmets support humanitarian aid delivery in Haiti

Peacekeepers from the UN mission in Haiti, MINUSTAH, are supporting efforts to deliver humanitarian aid to scores of people affected by Hurricane Matthew.

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Haiti “more secure” as a result of UN peacekeepers

Peacekeepers working for the UN mission in Haiti have done what’s been described as a “beautiful job” making the Caribbean island nation “more secure” than it was when they arrived 12 years ago.

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More women in decision-making a first step towards gender equality

Having more women in parliament and other high-level public offices will go a long way towards achieving gender equality, a UN expert on the issue has said.

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Envoy expects Haiti interim leaders will ensure election goes forward

After more than two months without an elected leader, Haitians will go to the polls in April to choose a new President.

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Haitians turn to radio following 2010 earthquake

The people of Haiti immediately turned to their radios for vital information following the earthquake which devastated their country in 2010.

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