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By Haiti Libre, June 26, 2024

On Wednesday June 26, 2024, Mélanie Joly, the Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs, announced that Canada will contribute an additional sum of 5.7 million Canadian dollars to the United Nations Trust Fund for the Multinational Security Support Mission (MMSS) in Haiti. This funding is in addition to the granting of 80.5 million Canadian dollars to the Trust Fund announced last February. This additional funding will directly support the deployment of the Kenyan-led MSS mission. Canada is also working with countries contributing to the MSS mission to provide training to officers being deployed and to establish mechanisms to prevent human rights abuses, including sexual and gender-based violence. In addition to the $5.7 million announced today,…