Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

Malaysia Highlights Key Issues at Meeting on MINUSTAH

On March 17, the United Nations Security Council held a meeting on MINUSTAH, the peacekeeping force in Haiti. Malaysia made an outstanding statement, calling attention to a number of issues that were otherwise glossed over, including the need for the Secretary-General’s leadership on cholera justice, stronger representation of women in the Haitian government, and the irregularities and climate of insecurity that marred Haiti’s electoral process in 2015. All of these issues are critical to long-term stability, democracy and rule of law in Haiti. Part of the statement is below. Click HERE for the full text.   STATEMENT BY AMBASSADOR RAMLAN IBRAHIM, PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF MALAYSIA TO THE UNITED NATIONS  SECURITY COUNCIL DEBATE ON MINUSTAH  NEW YORK, 17 MARCH 2016 ____________________________________________________________________________ Mr. President, As commented by earlier speakers, Haiti had seen significant political developments in recent months most notably the holding of […]

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