Haiti – Politic : Decision of the OAS on the state of affairs in Haiti
Friday November 12, 2021, throughout his speech on the 51st Basic Meeting of the Group of American States (OAS) Roberto lvarez the Minister of Overseas Affairs of the Dominican Republic warned that the state of affairs in Haiti had “reached a dramatic level” due to the gangs and the extent of violence and referred to as on the OAS to supply “quick help” to Haiti, though it acknowledges that the options should come from the Haitians themselves.
Álvarez additionally insisted and affirmed that “there can be no Dominican answer to the Haitian disaster” and regretted that “the each day life” of the residents of this nation has change into “a nightmare”.
Costa Rica joined the Dominican Republic’s attraction “The difficulty of Haiti is of the utmost significance to Costa Rica,” mentioned Costa Rican consultant Rodolfo Solano, who requested the OAS to “reply to the pressing wants” of Haiti.
On the identical day, a declaration on the state of affairs in Haiti was adopted. Emphasis was positioned on regional cooperation to fight insecurity, mutual authorized help for the investigation into the assassination of President Moïse and help for the final elections.
Declaration on the state of affairs in Haiti :
“The Ministers of Overseas Affairs and Heads of Delegation of the OAS
RECALL decision CP/RES. 1168 (2315/21) of March 17, 2021, establishing the Good Places of work Mission with a mandate to facilitate political dialogue with a view to reaching free and truthful elections, which offered its report back to the Everlasting Council on June 30, 2021;
ALSO RECALL that the Constitution of the Group of American States acknowledges that consultant democracy is an indispensable situation for the steadiness, peace, and growth within the area;
REITERATE the suggestions recognized within the Good Places of work Mission report, notably the necessity to take pressing measures to re-establish a local weather of safety;
EXPRESS deep concern over the worsening political, financial, social, safety and humanitarian disaster in Haiti and its grave impression on the steadiness of the area.
ENCOURAGE the Authorities of Haiti to make sure the well-being of the Haitian individuals, and urge all stakeholders to interact in a critical and inclusive dialogue to search out lasting options that meet the aspirations of the Haitian individuals.
REAFFIRM that any answer to the present multidimensional disaster in Haiti requires the efforts of all of the stakeholders of the Haitian nation, together with the federal government, the opposition, civil society, and the personal and spiritual sectors.
URGE the Group of American States and the worldwide neighborhood to proceed supporting the Haitian authorities of their efforts to revive safety, fight impunity, and defend human rights in Haiti, in addition to to help within the preparation of free, truthful, and clear elections underneath worldwide statement.
REAFFIRM their dedication to the Haitian individuals of their willpower to resolve the extreme humanitarian disaster within the nation, exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic and pure disasters, and to work collectively to construct a secure, affluent, and safe future for Haiti.
ENCOURAGE member states to cooperate with the Republic of Haiti in reference to the investigation into the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse.
CALL ON the member states of the Group to urgently tackle the present state of affairs in Haiti.”
See additionally :
Report of the OAS good workplaces mission : scm.oas.org/pdfs/2021/CP44283FREPORTHAITI.pdf
SL/ HL HaitiLibre