On Monday, the headquarters of the United Nations (UN), located in New York, USA, served as a concert hall for the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra, led by Venezuela’s own Gustavo Dudamel.
Rafael Ramirez, Permanent Representative of Venezuela to the United Nations, classified the sanctions unilaterally imposed by some countries for political purposes as illegitimate, considering them outside the international law and the UN Charter.
Rafael Ramirez, Permanent Representative of Venezuela to the United Nations, reiterated that Venezuela defends the sovereignty of nations in the management of their natural resources, according to what was stated in the 1962 General Assembly, resolution 1803, of that multilateral forum, reflecting the importance of using the funds in favor of national development and people's welfare.
Venezuelan Foreign Minister Delcy Rodríguez, and the Permanent Representative of Venezuela to the United Nations, Rafael Ramirez, held a meeting with the ambassadors of the Bolivarian Alliance of Our America (ALBA), with the objective of reviewing the policy agenda of member nations that make up this Latin American cooperation in the framework of Bolivariana Diplomacy of Peace.
On Thursday, the United Nations Security Council held a closed meeting to address a few points, including the Regional Center for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA) and a report from the Sudan Sanctions Committee.
Tomorrow the United Nations Security Council will hold a meeting to assess the political situation in Syria following talks held in Geneva between the government and the opposition, which had been suspended for three weeks, according to the findings by the Special Envoy of the Secretary General, Staffan de Mistura.
The Minister of Popular Power for Foreign Affairs, Delcy Rodriguez, held a meeting on Wednesday with the director of the Secretary General of the United Nations, Edmond Mulet to request a meeting in Venezuela between the Secretary General of the United Nations (UN) technical team and the Presidential Commission for Border Issues of Venezuela.
The Permanent Representative of Venezuela to the United Nations, Rafael Ramirez, met with reporters at the UN headquarters, after presenting the Security Council’s plan of action for the month of February which includes a major debate on the respect for the purposes and principles of the UN Charter.
Contributing to the political dialogue in Syria is one of Venezuela's challenges in the Security Council
The Permanent Representative of Venezuela to the United Nations, Rafael Ramirez, said that one of the main challenges of the presidency of Venezuela in the Security Council is contributing to the political dialogue in Syria
Venezuela will take over the presidency of the United Nations Security Council on 01 February, being this the only body of the United Nations whose decisions, in accordance with dispositions of the Charter of the United Nations, must be complied with by the member States.
"United Nations, now, in the 21st Century and for the third millennium, should focus all of its efforts, to the utmost, on moral, intellectual, scientific, social, cultural, economic and financial order, in the fight against the demons of hunger, poverty and death that scourge our planet."
"We will take with us to the UN a voice that repudiates terrorism and speaks out in favour of world peace; that respects the sovereignty of peoples and has the credit of the 181 countries who voted for us, not as an imperialist power that conquers peoples, but with our Bolivarian vision of peace and the right to exist."
"We must speak clearly and firmly on this point: during the United Nations’ 70 years of existence, the Palestinian people have faced a constant lack of respect for the most basic rights, and it is shameful that this organisation has known about the situation since it was founded and to date no political solution to the conflict has been reached"
"Venezuela will now, more than ever, be an active voice in the defence of the sovereign equality of nations; in particular of the inalienable rights of the peoples of the South to development and peace"