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Canada announces $123 million in funding to improve security in Haiti

February 22, 2024 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Global Affairs Canada Canada and Haiti are long-standing partners and friends, and Canada remains steadfast in its support to Haiti and its people as the country continues to face political, security and humanitarian crises.   Minister Joly also announced the allocation of a total of .5 million from previously announced funding for 5 structuring projects in support of the country’s most pressing issues: Today, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, participated in an international pledging event in support of Haiti, while in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for the G20 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting. 
At the event, Minister Joly announced that Canada will allocate 3 million in funding to support Haiti, including .5 million to support the deployment of the Multinational Security Support (MSS) mission that is being led by Kenya, which aims to support the efforts of the Haitian National Police (HNP) to improve security conditions in Haiti for the civilian population.

  • $15 million to the United Nations Office for Project Support (UNOPS) for procurement of personal protective equipment and vehicles for the Haitian National Police
  • $12.1 million to UNOPS for procurement of logistics and communications equipment for the HNP
  • $5.9 million to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) to address gang-related sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) in Haiti
  • $5 million to the United Nations Development Programme for the Program for Justice and the Fight Against Corruption and Impunity in Haiti, also called the Basket Fund for Justice
  • $4.5 million to the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to strengthen Haiti’s border management capacities to improve security


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