Insights: Americas

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    Haiti Draft Resolution in Blue

    A draft resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Stabilisation Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) for an additional year was put in blue this afternoon (11 October) and the Council looks set to adopt it tomorrow afternoon. Negotiations on the text...

    posted on THU 11 OCT 2012
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    Haiti Debate

    The Council is set to hold a debate on the UN Stabilisation Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) tomorrow morning (3 October). Foreign Minister Harold Caballeros of Guatemala—which holds the Council presidency this month—is expected to chair the debate. Mariano Fernández, the...

    posted on TUE 2 OCT 2012
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    Debate on the UN Mission in Haiti

    Tomorrow morning (Thursday, 8 March) the Council is scheduled to hold a debate on the Secretary-General’s mid-term report (S/2012/128) on the UN Stabilisation Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH). Mariano Fernández, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General, is expected to brief. In...

    posted on WED 7 MAR 2012
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    Follow-Up Consultations on Haiti Council Visit

    Tomorrow morning (Tuesday, 6 March) Council members are scheduled to hold consultations on Haiti . It appears that Council members will be given an opportunity to provide feedback on the Council’s mission there from 13 February to 16 February. It...

    posted on MON 5 MAR 2012
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    Dispatches from Haiti: A Wrap-Up of the Council Visit

    Port-au-Prince: The Council mission to Haiti yesterday wrapped up its visit with a press conference at the airport in Port-au-Prince. Speaking on behalf of the Council delegation, Ambassador Susan Rice (United States) summarised some of the main impressions from the...

    posted on FRI 17 FEB 2012
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    Dispatches from Haiti Council Visit

    Port-au-Prince: Since arriving in Haiti on 13 February, the Council mission has largely focused on the UN Stabilisation Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) and the implementation of its mandate. MINUSTAH was central to the Council delegation’s discussions with the Special Representative...

    posted on WED 15 FEB 2012
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    Council Visit to Haiti

    Next week, a Council mission is scheduled to visit Haiti, leaving on Monday 13 February and returning on Thursday 16 February. The mission will be led by Susan Rice, permanent representative of the US (the lead country on Haiti in...

    posted on FRI 10 FEB 2012
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    Renewal of UN Mission in Haiti

    The Council is scheduled to meet tomorrow (Friday, 14 October) to renew the mandate of the UN’s stabilisation mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) for a further 12 months, before it expires on 15 October. Council members met at expert level today...

    posted on THU 13 OCT 2011
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    Haiti Elections

    It appears that Council members are close to agreement on a press statement following Saturday’s swearing-in of Michel Martelly as Haiti’s new president. Council members had been working on on a possible press statement last month which they had planned...

    posted on TUE 17 MAY 2011
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    Insights on Haiti

    Council members have in recent days been working on a possible press statement in which the Council would commend Haitians on the successful completion of the recent elections. The goal had been to release it following the announcement of the...

    posted on FRI 29 APR 2011
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    Insights on Haiti

    Tomorrow (6 April 2011) the Council will hold an open debate on Haiti. Colombia has chosen Haiti as a priority issue for its presidency of the Council this month and its president, Juan Manuel Santos will preside over the meeting....

    posted on TUE 5 APR 2011
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    Insights on Haiti

    On Thursday, 24 April, Council members had their second round of negotiations at the expert level on the draft presidential statement which is expected to be adopted at the high-level debate on Haiti on 6 April. During the Colombia’s presidency...

    posted on FRI 1 APR 2011
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    Insights on Haiti

    Preparations for a high-level debate on Haiti on 6 April are currently underway. A draft presidential statement which is expected to be adopted at the debate was circulated to all Council members on Monday, 28 March, and the first expert...

    posted on TUE 29 MAR 2011
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    Insights on Haiti

    Despite other pressures in recent days Council members have been keeping a watchful eye on Haiti’s run-off presidential elections, which took place on Sunday, 20 March. The voting went relatively smoothly and preliminary election results are expected on 31 March...

    posted on WED 23 MAR 2011