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Item 10: Interactive Dialogue with the Independent Expert on Haiti

Once again, we are pleased to see such a strong focus on economic, social and cultural rights in your discussion of the five key aspects of the human rights situation in Haiti. The five key human rights concerns at focus in your report remain Human Rights…
A boy fixes the roof of a makeshift tent at a refugee camp for Haitians returning from the Dominican Republic on the outskirts of Anse-a-Pitres, Haiti, September 6, 2015.
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Item 6 UPR Adoption

We wish to congratulate Haiti on the inauguration of President Jovenel Moise in February of this year and hope that he and his administration will make human rights a priority. Human Rights Watch continues to have deep concerns related to dire…
People make a line as they wait for food to be handed out after Hurricane Matthew hit Jeremie, Haiti, October 19, 2016.
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Visits by Council Experts Remain Blocked

(Geneva) – UN member states must take immediate steps to improve cooperation with the Human Rights Council, particularly with the independent experts it has appointed to look at human rights issues, Human Rights Watch said today. More than 80 states have…
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International Community Must Pledge Sustained Involvement

The Haitian government and the United Nations mission in Haiti must ensure that the long-awaited elections pave the way for political stability, Human Rights Watch said today. Parliamentary and presidential elections, which have been postponed four times…