Remembering Haiti earthquake
17 Jan 2020 - United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres paid tribute to the people who lost their lives during the earthquake which devastated Haiti on 12 January 2010. Hundreds of thousands of Haitians perished during the earthquake a decade ago. The Secretary-General and diplomats solemnly mourned the Haitian people as well as the 102 UN colleagues who died in the earthquake. A new monument honouring their memory has been installed at United Nations Headquarters in New York.