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UNRIC Library Backgrounder: Venezuela

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UN News Centre – Venezuela

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

‘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

  • 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://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/HRC/RegularSessions/Session41/Documents/A_HRC_41_18.docx (Advance unedited version)
  • 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

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

 

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