HUMAN RIGHTS COMPONENT OF UNMIJUSTH
From 15 to 17 April 2019, the United Nations Mission in Support of Justice in Haiti (UNMIJUSTH) organized two workshops on the preparation of a plan for implementation of recommendations from United Nations human rights mechanisms in Haiti. For this reason, the Human Rights component and the Unit on the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) have collaborated to enable the Interministerial Committee on Human Rights to the person (CIDP) to be able to record all information related to government actions that contribute to implementing these recommendations
The first workshop was held on April 15, with the participation of UN agencies, funds and programs and the diplomatic corps, including the International Labor Office (ILO), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), UNDP), the International Organization for Migrants (IOM) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), as well as the embassies of Canada, the United States, France and Great Britain. 9003] Using the United Nations human rights mechanisms, the purpose of the workshop was to familiarize participants with all human rights recommendations for Haiti: treaty bodies, procedures, or periodic review. Universal Periodic Review (UPR), a mechanism of the Human Rights Council that allows the human rights situation of the 193 UN member states to be regularly reviewed (in four and a half year cycles). It is also an opportunity to present them with a database that will soon be made available to the Interdepartmental Committee on Human Rights (CIDP), in order to implement the plan for implementing these recommendations.
data is an OHCHR tool that will enable the CIDP to record all information on government actions that contribute to the implementation of human rights recommendations in Haiti. During the workshop discussions, participants were also able to identify the link between the programmatic activities of UNMIKTH and United Nations agencies, funds and programs in Haiti and the implementation of recommendations from human rights mechanisms. 19659003] From April 16 to 17, a second workshop was attended by the Interministerial Committee for Human Rights (CIDP) and other public institutions, including the Economic and Social Assistance Fund (FAES), the Office of Citizen Protection (OPC), the Office of the Secretary of State for the Integration of Persons with Disabilities (BSEIPH), the Directorate of Penitentiary Administration (DAP), the General Inspectorate of the National Police of Haiti (IG-PNH), the Haitian Institute of Statistics and Informatics (IHSI), the Institute of Social Welfare and Research (IBESR) and the National Coordination of Food Security (CNSA). 59003] The objective of this workshop was to develop the plan for implementing human rights recommendations based on the recommendations of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) accepted by Haiti in the 2016 review. Participants relied on ministerial roadmaps to determine what government actions could contribute to the implementation of human rights recommendations. After validation by the respective ministries, the draft plan for the implementation of these recommendations will be integrated into the UPR database.