By Anja Karadeglija, The Canadian Press, Feb. 22, 2024
Ottawa is putting $80.5 million toward a mission to improve security conditions in Haiti, where rampant gang violence has caused an ongoing crisis, Global Affairs Canada said Thursday.
The money will go towards a multinational security mission led by Kenya to support efforts by the Haitian National Police, the department said.
It’s expected to support training, communications and logistics for police deployed to the mission and expertise in areas like human rights due diligence.
The announcement came after Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly attended an international pledging event in support of Haiti at the G20 foreign ministers’ meeting in Brazil on Thursday.
The Kenya-led mission is not…