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11 Feb 2011 description

BACKGROUND

Since independence, Haiti has experienced decades of political turbulence and violence, during which the government was unable to - and some argue not supported to - provide for the Haitian people. The Haitian people have learned to look to non-governmental organisations (NGOs), rather than the government, to provide essential services (Farmer 2010, Rencoret et al 2010).

05 Oct 2010 description

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE HIGH COMMISSIONER'S PROGRAMME

61st Meeting

4 - 8 October 2010

NGO Statement on General Debate

Agenda Item 4.

Mr. Chair, Ladies and Gentlemen,

This statement has been drafted in consultation with, and is delivered on behalf of, a wide range of NGOs and aims to reflect the diversity of views within the NGO community.

We would like to open our intervention by congratulating the High Commissioner on his second term.

19 Jan 2010 description

Matrix of follow-up on EDM on the Haiti Earthquake, 19 January 2010 (posted: 19 January 2010) Emergency Directors Meeting