Direct aid to Haiti urged to create more employment

A new United Nations report says that the international community can help create jobs and support the Haitian government in ensuring basic services by investing directly in the country’s people and institutions.

“To revitalize Haitian institutions, we must channel money through them,” states the report prepared by the Office of the U.N. Special Envoy for Haiti, which has been monitoring the international community’s financial commitments to recovery efforts in the wake of the January 2010 earthquake.

“This is the best way to ensure the strengthening of public systems, improved management of resources, increased accountability between the government and its citizens, and greater collective impact of our efforts.

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