Haiti

    Haiti is on the way to recovering USD 6 million of assets allegedly plundered by former President Jean-Claude Duvalier and stashed in Switzerland thanks to a UN-backed initiative. "The joint efforts by the governments of Haiti and Switzerland, supported by the World Bank and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime's (UNODC) Stolen Recovery Asset Initiative, have demonstrated that developed and developing countries can work together to fight corruption and end impunity for those that steal from the poor," said World Bank Managing Director Ngozi N. Okonjo-Iweala. (UN News Service)

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