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On Friday, April 28, 2023, as part of an emergency alert procedure, the 18 independent experts of the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) launched an appeal to the countries of the Americas and the Caribbean to suspend deportations of Haitians as their country faces an unprecedented wave of violence. The committee expressed concern about deportation measures taken "without an adequate assessment of the protection needs" of each individual.
The Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands have announced repressive measures against Haitians in an irregular migration situation while the United States has presented a plan to allow accelerated deportations of Haitians and other migrants to Mexico. From January to March 2023 the Dominican Republic repatriated more than 75,000 Haitians.
Exam texts in a difficult school context
On the initiative of the Ministry of National Education, nearly fifty developers, supervisors and operators of entry of examination texts for pupils of the 9th Fundamental Year and learners of the Centers of family education were brought together in a workshop as part of a training session. It is a question of seeing with these experts accustomed to developing examination texts, how to offer relevant and standardized examinations taking into account the difficult school reality. These exams must respect the program, be concise, clear and accessible while remaining subject to psychometric and pedagogical criteria, hence the importance of training these experts in order to ensure that the exam texts produced will be of high quality.
CONCACAF : Sherly Jeudy in the running for best goal 2022
Sherly Jeudy in the running for Concacaf's best goal of 2022. His goal from a free kick taken on July 7, 2022 in Monterrey during the victory of the grenadières (3-0) against Mexico in Concacaf W https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-37098-haiti-2023-world-cup-qualification-haiti-crushes-mexico-[3-0]-a-historic-victory.html , was selected among the most beautiful goals scored last year. Link to vote online for Sherly Jeudy (SJ 9): https://www.concacaf.com/awards/goal-of-the-year/
The UN alongside midwives
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFRA in Haiti) distributed essential kits to 37 midwives in the ten departments of the country. Each kit is composed of medical, hygiene and protection materials as well as living comfort materials to improve the quality of sexual and reproductive health care. This donation was made as part of the "Saj fanm pou Fanm" project, which contributes to strengthening the profession and practice of midwifery.
Kidnapping of bus passengers
Sunday April 30, 2023, heavily armed men. Intercepted a "God is love" bus in the early afternoon in Martissant and forced to get off under threat, two passengers before leaving with their hostages without being worried, information confirmed by the President of the Association of Owners and Drivers from Haiti.
Construction : World Bank Tour
Representatives of the World Bank and the Ministry of the Interior visited the localities of Chantilly and Lamartinière (municipality of Camp-Perrin in Les Cayes), to visit the houses built and financed by the WB through the risk management and resilience to climate hazards project.