Haiti

  • March 2006

    Haiti

    Monthly Forecast

    The Council is expected to hold an open debate in March on the situation in Haiti and the future role for the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH). A presidential statement welcoming the results of the second round of parliamentary elections, to be held on 19 March, is also likely.

  • February 2006

    Haiti

    Monthly Forecast

    The Council is expected to renew the mandate of the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), which expires on 15 February. After a very bad month for both MINUSTAH and Haiti in January the Council will also be looking to bolster the electoral process, reinvigorate MINUSTAH and encourage a reduction in violence.

  • 5 January 2006

    Update Report No. 1: Haiti

    Update Report

    Presidential Elections in Haiti, most recently scheduled for 8 January, have been postponed for the fourth time, on the grounds that a significant number of registered voters had not yet received their electoral identification cards. Haitian officials said the OAS and the UN were responsible for the failure of the distribution of the cards.

  • December 2005

    Haiti

    Monthly Forecast

    The Council will be monitoring the situation in Haiti with concern as the electoral process unfolds, leading to the elections scheduled for 8 January 2006. A statement giving positive encouragement is a possibility. Any upsurge in political violence or suggestion that the elections might be further delayed is likely to trigger a firm response.