Security Council Presidential Statement Expresses Deep Concern over Multiple Crises in Haiti, Stressing Government’s Primary Duty to Tackle Instability

24 Mar

The Security Council expressed its deep concern today at the political and multiple other protracted crises in Haiti, urging stakeholders to set aside their differences and calling upon them to prepare for free, fair, transparent and credible presidential elections later in 2021.

Political Crisis, Shrinking Civic Space Compounding Dire Economic, Humanitarian Situation in Haiti, Special Representative Tells Security Council

22 Feb

A tense political crisis, shrinking civic space and chronic development deficits are exacerbating dire humanitarian conditions in Haiti, the senior United Nations official in the country told the Security Council in a videoconference meeting today, while calling on international partners to support crucial elections scheduled for later in 2021.

Ability to Resolve Differences without Resorting to Violence Key to Haiti’s Socioeconomic Future, Top Official Tells Security Council

5 Oct

Haiti’s political and socioeconomic future hinges on the ability of that country’s political and economic classes to resolve their differences without resorting to violence, the head of the United Nations special political mission there told the Security Council during a 5 October video teleconference meeting.