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The situation in Haiti, Security Council, 6842nd meeting
3 Oct 2012 - 

Haiti’s ‘Steady Progress’ Justifies Recommendation to Extend Peacekeeping Mandate, Secretary-General’s Special Representative Tells Security Council

Members Stress Need to Complete Electoral Body, Strengthen Police Capacity

Haiti’s progress was “obvious”, given its strong steps towards recovery in the political, social and security sectors, as well as signs that the country was poised to overcome the steep challenges ahead, the senior United Nations official there told the Security Council today.

Steady forward strides towards peace justified the Secretary-General’s recommendation that the Council extend the mandate of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) for another year, said Mariano Fernandez, its head and Special Representative of the Secretary-General, as the Council considered the Secretary-General’s latest report on the Mission.

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