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Haiti Has Made Progress Towards The Holding Of Elections, Sandra Honore

Sandra Honoré, the Special Representative of the United Nations and the Head of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) has recently on the Security Council's 7408th meeting on 18 March 2015, has mentioned in her semi-annual briefing that despite months of political deadlock and uncertainty caused by the absence of a functioning Parliament since 12 January 2015, Haiti has made 'measurable gains' in creating a calm and stable atmosphere to hold its long overdue elections in a free, transparent and all inclusive manner, this year. The first round of voting has been scheduled for August 9; it is a stepping stone and a prerequisite for the following legislative, presidential and local elections, during the year. Although some political parties have raised their discontent over the scheduled dates, however, most of them have signaled their intent to take part in the election. The Secretary-General has requested all political actors to resume a genuine constructive dialogue which would contribute to building confidence among all stakeholders.

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Sandra Honore of Trinidad and Tobago, New UN envoy in Haiti

The peacekeeping mission of the United Nations in Haiti is a creature that is used to constant change. The newest of which is the appointment of a new head for the operation, Sandra Honore, who took up her post recently. The title is that of Head of the United Nations Stabilization Mission (MINUSTAH) as well as the UN's Special Representative to Ban Ki-moon, the United Nations Secretary General and her appointment was made at the end of May, 2013. The mission had its start in Haiti back in 2004 after embattled former Haitian President, Jean-Bertrand Aristide was unseated in a violent coup that greatly upset the stability of the nation.

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Sandra Honore from Trinidad to Lead UN Peacekeeping Mission in Haiti

Sandra Honore, a diplomat from Trinidad and Tobago will be spearheading the United Nations' Peacekeeping Mission in Haiti. This announcement was made by Secretary General of United Nations, Ban Ki-moon. This announcement from the Secretary General of United Nations came on the first weekend of June.

Sandra Honore is the successor of Mariano Fernandez, the previous head of United Nations' Peacekeeping Mission in Haiti. Since the departure of Mariano Fernandez, the position of Acting Head of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), the UN Peacekeeping Mission in Haiti has been served by Nigel Fisher.

Sandra Honore has a respectable diplomatic career since 1979 and has severed in various diplomatic posts including positions in Costa Rica, Brazil and United States of America. Along with the announcement of the new head of MINUSTAH, United Nations' Secretary General Ban Ki-moon once again thanked previous head of United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti, Mariano Fernandez for leadership and sheer determination during the critical days of Haiti. He also praised Mariano's role in smooth government transition in Haiti and the role he played for dealing with the challenging situations of national security of the Republic of Haiti.

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