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UNRIC Library Backgrounder: Venezuela

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UN News Centre – Venezuela

https://news.un.org/en/tags/venezuela

International Donors Conference in solidarity with Venezuelan Refugees and Migrants
26 May 2020
https://eeas.europa.eu/headquarters/headquarters-homepage/79328/donors-conference-solidarity-venezuelan-refugees-and-migrants-countries-region-amid-covid-19_en

‘Harmonized’ plan launched to support millions of Venezuelan refugees and migrants (13 November 2019):
https://news.un.org/en/story/2019/11/1051271

3 things to know on Venezuela’s humanitarian situation (22 September 2019):
https://www.unocha.org/story/3-things-know-venezuelas-humanitarian-situation

UN agencies welcome regional road map to help integrate ‘continuing exodus of Venezuelans’ (8 July 2019):
https://news.un.org/en/story/2019/07/1042041

UN Entities

 

Security Council

 

Human Rights Council

 

Selected UN Documents

  • S/2020/457 (29 May 2020): Letter dated 28 May 2020 from the Permanent Representative of Belgium to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2020/457
    Draws attention, on behalf of Belgium, Estonia, France and Germany, to the outcome of the International Donors Conference in solidarity with Venezuelan refugees and migrants in Latin America and the Caribbean, held in Madrid, 26 May 2020
  • S/2020/435 (27 May 2020): Letter dated 22 May 2020 from the President of the Security Council addressed to the Secretary-General and the Permanent Representatives of the members of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2020/435
    Transmits copy of the briefing by the Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs and of the statements delivered by the representatives of Belgium, Dominican Republic, Estonia, France, Germany, Indonesia, Niger, Russian Federation, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, South Africa, Tunisia, United Kingdom, United States and Viet Nam, in connection with the video-teleconference on the situation in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, convened on 20 May 2020.
  • A/HRC/41/18/Add.1 (5 July 2019): Report by the United Nations High Commissioner of Human Rights on the situation of human rights in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela: Comments by the State (Unofficial translation): https://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/HRC/RegularSessions/Session41/Documents/A_HRC_41_18_Add.1.docx
  • A/HRC/41/18 (5 July 2019): Human rights in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela: Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the situation of Human rights in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela: https://undocs.org/A/HRC/41/18
  • S/2019/190 (28 February 2019): Russian Federation: draft resolution: https://undocs.org/S/2019/190 – not adopted
  • S/2019/186 (28 February 2019): United States of America: draft resolution: https://undocs.org/S/2019/186 – vetoed
  • A/HRC/RES/39/1: Promotion and protection of human rights in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela: resolution / adopted by the Human Rights Council on 27 September 2018: http://undocs.org/A/HRC/RES/39/1
  • A/HRC/39/47/Add.2 (7 September 2018): Report of the Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order on his country visit to the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela: Comments by the State (Unofficial English Version): https://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/HRC/RegularSessions/Session39/Documents/A_HRC_39_47_Add.2.docx
  • A/HRC/39/47/Add.1 (3 August 2018): Report of the Independent Expert on the Promotion of a Democratic and Equitable International Order on his mission to the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and Ecuador: note / by the Secretariat: http://undocs.org/A/HRC/39/47/Add.1
    Annexes (p. 25-40): 1. List of stakeholders with whom the Independent Expert met –2. Selected reports, resolutions and statements — 3. Acuerdo de Convivencia Democrática — 4. Letter from José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero to the opposition — 5. Open letter from Noam Chomsky, Danny Glover and 152 others in support of mediation, not sanctions, in Venezuela — 6. Statement from 47 human rights organizations and social movements on the declarations of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees on human mobility in Venezuela — 7. Selected bibliography and electronic links.
  • Further documents – click here.
  • UN Member States on the Record: Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
    https://library.un.org/unms?combine=venezuela
    This site provides access to information about membership and statements of Member States at the United Nations.

 

Selected Statements and Speeches by UN Officials

 

Non-UN Sources

15 July 2020
not an official document – for information only
https://unric.org/en/unric-library-backgrounder-venezuela/

 

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