Speaking after the Security Council voted unanimously to end the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Haiti in mid-October, Haley warned that "countries that refuse to hold their soldiers accountable must recognize that this either stops or their troops will go home and their financial compensation will end", according to an AP report.
In March, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced new measures to tackle sexual abuse and exploitation by U.N. peacekeepers and other personnel.
The Security Council voted unanimously Thursday to end the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Haiti in mid-October after more than 20 years, sending a strong signal that the global community believes the impoverished Caribbean nation is stabilizing after successful elections.
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has unanimously adopted a resolution to end its peacekeeping mission in Haiti after more than 20 years.
The Security Council agreed, saying the election - which saw the swearing in of Haiti President Jovenel Moise in February - was "the major milestone towards stabilization".
UN peacekeepers walk along a street during a patrol with Haitian national police officers and members of UNPOL (United Nations Police) in the neighborhood of Cite Soleil, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The AP found 2,000 complaints of sexual abuse over the past 12 years, with over 300 of those involving children.
US Ambassador Nikki Haley has launched a review of all peacekeeping missions to find ways of cutting back costs and improving the operations, which have been plagued with sexual abuse and corruption scandals.
The peacekeepers had arrived that year as part of a new mission to help stabilize Haiti in the wake of President Jean-Bertrande Aristide's ouster. Most would remove their name tags before taking him to United Nations military trucks, where he gave them oral sex or was sodomized by them. Haiti's Artibonite River was infected with cholera through human waste believed to be from the peacekeepers' camp.
An Associated Press investigation into a sexual offence committed by a U.N peacekeeping soldier on his mission duty has shaken the foundations of the worldwide organization and provoked harsh reactions by the global powers. None of the Sri Lankan peacekeepers was arrested for their crimes; rather, they were simply sent home.
The U.N. apologized previous year and promised to compensate affected Haitians, but has yet to raise the proposed $400 million for the effort.
In 2012, three Pakistani peacekeepers were sent home after the rape of a Haitian boy at their base. "The high price of this food was sexual abuse", she said.
Sri Lankan peacekeepers have been revealed to be embroiled in a pedophile circle in Haiti that sexually abuses and exploits minors.