Haiti - Politic : The Secretary General of La Francophonie deeply concerned about the insecurity in Haiti

Haiti - Politic : The Secretary General of La Francophonie deeply concerned about the insecurity in Haiti
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21 March 2021
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Following the information and contacts mission dispatched to Haiti (March 3 to 9, 2021) by Louise Mushikiwabo, the Secretary General of La Francophonie, https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-33173-haiti-crisis-the-oif-in-haiti-in-search-of-a-lasting-solution.html , led by the Special Adviser, Political and Diplomatic of the Secretary-General, Désiré Nyaruhirira and composed of personalities and high-level experts. The Secretary General of La Francophonie expressed deep concern about insecurity

Recall that the mission was responsible for initiating in-depth consultations with all stakeholders, to determine with them the modalities of support for La Francophonie in response to the multifaceted crisis that Haiti is experiencing, (Member State).

The French-speaking delegation was received in audience by the President of the Republic, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, the President of the Senate and met with several political leaders, from the majority and the opposition, from civil society organizations representing different sectors, as well as with the group of Francophone Ambassadors and the main international partners.

The exchanges and information gathered on the spot enabled the delegation to assess the extent of the challenges facing this Member State.

Louise Mushikiwabo expresses in this regard her deep concern in front of the security crisis which severely affects the Haitian population. She offers her condolences to the families of the police officers who were victims of the anti-gang operation at Village de Dieu https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-33226-haiti-flash-failure-of-the-anti-gang-operation-in-village-de-dieu-several-police-officers-killed-others-injured.html and calls for those responsible for this criminal act as well as for all acts of kidnapping to be prosecuted and sentenced.

The Secretary-General is concerned about threats to the rule of law and the regular functioning of institutions. It calls on all Haitian political leaders and civil society organizations to seek, through dialogue and in a spirit of compromise, ways and means that will allow the holding of inclusive, free, reliable and transparent elections.

Louise Mushikiwabo will convene in the coming days a small advisory ad hoc committee on Haiti to share with the member states and governments of La Francophonie the findings of the information and contacts mission and its recommendations for action to consolidate peace and democracy in Haiti.

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