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Haiti - Politic : Canada announces $50.4 million in aid for Haiti
As a long-standing partner of Haiti, Canada is committed to supporting the aspirations of Haitians for a more democratic, secure and inclusive future. That is why, at the meeting, Minister Joly and Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada announced a contribution of $50.4 million dollars to fund 9 initiatives that will support health services for Haitians, build Haitian security capacity and infrastructure, support sexual and reproductive health and rights, and help address insecurity food and other humanitarian challenges.
Projects supported by this investment include, among others :
$12.35 million to increase the capacity of the Haitian National Police through essential training and increased efficiency, while increasing the meaningful participation of women in policing.
$3 million to increase the number of female police officers in the Haiti National Police, contributing to improved security and peace in the country.
$17.48 million across three projects to improve the sexual and reproductive health rights of the most vulnerable women and adolescents
$12 million across two projects to address food insecurity and support humanitarian services through the World Food Programme.
Haiti’s Prime Minister Ariel Henry and Jean Victor Généus, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Religious Communities, along with foreign ministers of like-minded democracies and high-level officials from multilateral organizations, discussed ways that the international community can support Haitians in implementing sustainable solutions to tackle growing insecurity, strengthen political dialogue and improve aid coordination.
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