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Minister Quevedo meets important work agenda in the United Arab Emirates

Within the framework of the World Energy Congress, the People’s Power Minister for Petroleum and president of Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PDVSA), Manuel Quevedo, held important meetings with his counterparts from Nigeria, United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, in preparation for the 16th Meeting of the OPEC + Joint Monitoring Ministerial Committee.

Mnoal prepares United Nations declaration on negative impact of unilateral coercive measures

During his speech this Thursday at the Biennial Panel on Unilateral Coercive Measures and Human Rights that took place at the UN-Geneva, in the framework of its 42nd session; Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza announced that this is part of the preparatory work that will lead the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) to “prepare a United Nations Declaration on the negative impact of unilateral coercive measures on the enjoyment of human rights and to the development of the attacked nations”.

Member States and NGOs condemn the application of unilateral coercive measures at the UN-Geneva

Experts and representatives of Member States and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) agreed on Thursday to reject the application of unilateral coercive measures from one country to another, due to their clear violation of international law and the Charter of the United Nations, while supporting the initiative to develop a proposal for an universal declaration by the UN on the negative effects of these interventionist actions.

NGOs consider unnecessary to create a commission of inquiry for Venezuela

“Creating a commission of inquiry for Venezuela far from helping, will hamper the work” carried out in the country by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, warned on Wednesday the Secretary General of the International Solidarity Committee (COSI), Gabriel Aguirre, during his speech in an interactive dialogue framed in the 42nd Session of the Human Rights Council of the United Nations (UN).

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