Security Council Extends Mandate of United Nations Office in Haiti until 15 July 2022, Requests Review to Improve Effectiveness, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2600 (2021)

15 Oct

The Security Council decided this evening to extend the mandate of the United Nations Integrated Office in Haiti (BINUH) to 15 July 2022 and request the Secretary-General to assess its mandate, including whether and how it could be adjusted to address Haiti’s ongoing challenges.

Amid Fraught Situation in Haiti, Foreign Minister, Briefing Security Council, Urges Adjusting Mission Mandate to Bolster Rule of Law Institutions

4 Oct

Haiti’s Foreign Minister today called upon the Security Council to strengthen the capacity of the United Nations special political mission in that country in supporting Government efforts in the areas of security and protection of civilians.

General Assembly Proclaims World Wetlands Day, World Cotton Day, Expresses Solidarity with Haiti, as It Adopts 3 Resolutions

30 Aug

Acting without a vote, the General Assembly adopted three resolutions today, two proclaiming World Wetlands Day and World Cotton Day, respectively and the third expressing solidarity with the people and Government of Haiti in the aftermath of the devastating 14 August earthquake in that country.

General Assembly Members, Shocked Over Killing of Haiti President Jovenel Moïse, Pay Tribute to Late Leader

14 Jul

The General Assembly adopted a decision today on the organization of work for the general debate of its upcoming seventy-sixth session, while more broadly paying tribute to the late President of Haiti, Jovenel Moïse, who was assassinated on 7 July in a brutal attack that speakers roundly condemned in the strongest terms.

Crucial Elections Needed by End of 2021 to Break Political Impasse, Tackle Worsening Conditions in Haiti, Experts Tell Security Council

17 Jun

Amid deteriorating socioeconomic conditions and a lingering political impasse, political and civil society leaders in Haiti must ensure that parliamentary and presidential elections take place within the current calendar year to enable an orderly democratic transfer of power in February 2022, experts told the Security Council today.