iciHaiti – Crisis : Switzerland concerned by the situation in Haiti
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Swiss Confederation accredited to Haiti Geneviève Federspiel met with Jean Roudy Aly, Minister of Planning and External Cooperation. Discussions focused on cooperation between the two countries, particularly in the fields of agriculture, food security, employment and economic development.
Ambassador Federspiel assured her interlocutor of the solidity of Switzerland’s ties to Haiti, especially in the South department, despite the crisis. In addition, she expressed her concern about the situation in Haiti, as cooperation activities in both development assistance and humanitarian aid are greatly affected by the socio-political crisis. insecurity, violence and roadblocks.
Minister Aly was reassuring and reiterated the Government’s firm will to restore a safe environment in Haiti, saying that it had taken steps to ensure that areas that could no longer benefit from the support of technical, financial and humanitarian partners were new accessible and secure so that the poorest populations can receive adequate help.
Moreover, he indicated that the planning teams were working on the preparation of various meetings with the bi and multilateral partners where will be mentioned the constraints, the prospects as well as the opportunities in Haiti despite the difficult context…