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As part of its Community Violence Reduction (CVR) program, Minujusth supports a project to improve living conditions in disadvantaged neighborhoods of Port-au-Prince and Cap-Haïtien through the economic reintegration of young people at risk. It is in this context that Minujusth has teamed up with the Don Bosco Rinaldi / Salesians Foundation, which specializes in the recovery and support of street children and young people, in order to give them academic and economic opportunities. This project has been implemented since summer 2018 thanks to the partnership with the association "Volontariato Internazionale per lo Sviluppo" (VIS) and the Institute of Social Welfare and Research (IBESR).
Attacks in Sri Lanka
"My country strongly condemns the attacks in Sri Lanka [4 hotels, 3 churches, one residence] that have left at least 290 dead and nearly 500 wounded. All sacred space must be respected. The fight against international terrorism must be the business of all countries" Bocchit Edmond, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Haiti
Aging and Economic and Social Rights
Last week at the United Nations Headquarters in New York (April 15 to 18), a Haitian delegation from the Office of Citizen Protection, composed of Mrs. Yolande Moyard Joseph Coordinator of the Territorial Presences and Tex Willer Louis, Coordinator of the Information and Communication Technologies Unit, participated in the 10th session of the Working Group on Aging and Economic and Social Rights.
Reflections on the legal framework of people with disabilities
Two days of reflection were organized by the Office of the Secretary of State Integration of Persons with Disabilities and CBM around the legal framework for the protection of people living with disabilities in Haiti. Discussions focused on the draft law on the organization and operation of the National Observatory for Disability Monitoring and on the draft bill amending the law of 13 March 2012 on the integration of persons disabilities.
Senator Dieudonné Luma Etienne
"To all the Christian community here and elsewhere, I wish you Happy Easter in the greatest conviviality. Let us live together this moment of love, peace and sharing while preserving the well-being of others and of our society. God bless Haiti!"
Port-au-Prince Town Hall
The Communal Administration of Port-au-Prince wishes everyone a very happy Easter in love, health and joy.
Sophia and Michel Martelly
"May we be inspired by the Easter season and the compassion it carries so that we can tolerate and walk together in a friendly atmosphere. Happy Easter !"