The Bahamas is among one of 159 countries scheduled to address the 57th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women opening in New York.
Haiti must focus on strengthening its rule of law institutions, including its national police and electoral council, to consolidate the gains it has achieved in recent years, the United Nations Security Council said on Wednesday.
In a recent report the United Nations said rising homicide rates in the Caribbean are a “near crisis point”.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration has published the UNHCR advisory which replaces the February 2010 advisory on the return of Haitians following the earthquake that devastated Haiti in January 2010.
UN Secretary-General urged Caribbean nations to combat organised crime on a regional level and promised United Nations assistance in the fight.
In addition to the impact of breast cancer, cervical cancer remains a major public health problem among women of the developing world.
The credibility of the United Nations is dimished by the lack of protection of all people from violations of their fundamental human rights, including on grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity.