The MINUJUSTH human rights activities focus on three areas of work:
- Improved compliance of the State with human rights mechanisms;
- Improved capacity of the national human rights institution (Office for the Protection of Citizens - OPC);
- Improved capacity of civil society organizations to ensure better promotion and protection of human rights in Haiti. MINUJUSTH will partner with a local “watch dog” NGO to support monitoring, promotion and protection of human rights in critical areas.
During the next two years, MINUJUSTH will provide the OPC with the support it requires to consolidate its position as an oversight institution playing an effective oversight role, guided by the Constitution, allowing MINUJUSTH support functions to national and local institutions, to diminish over time.
The United Nations Mission for Justice Support in Haiti (MINUJUSTH) and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) have released a report on the events that took place in La Saline, Port-au-Prince on 13 and 14 November 2018.
21 Jun 2019
As part of the United Nations effort to prevent and eliminate sexual exploitation and abuse by its staff, the UN Mission for Justice Support in Haiti (MINUJUSTH) and the UN agencies in the country have organized a theatre e
29 Mar 2019
As we celebrate International Women’s Day, I would like to honour the generations of women and girls who have transformed our societies by defending human rights and demanding equality – often in the face of daunting challenges and great personal sacrifice.
08 Mar 2019
22 Oct 2018
In tandem with the imminent departure of the United Nations Mission for Justice Support in Haiti (MINUJUSTH), the Mission’s Human Rights service, which monitors human rights violations in the country, led a joint mission with the Citizen Protection Office (OPC). The idea?
29 Aug 2018