Rafael Ramírez recognized the work and commitment of Commander Chávez in the Colombian peace process
The United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted on Tuesday a resolution to define the dimensions of the UN Political Mission that will support the peace agreement between the Government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia—People's Army (FARC).
Rafael Ramírez, Permanent Representative of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to the United Nations, denounced to the UN Security Council the imprisonment of over 400 Palestinian children in Israeli facilities.
The Permanent Representative of Venezuela to the United Nations, Mr. Rafael Ramírez, stated that until now there has been no progress with the return of MINURSO (United Nations Mission for the referendum in Western Sahara) staff that was expelled by the Government of Morocco last March.
The Homeland Plan for the term 2013-2019 is 95% in line with the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations, according to the statement of the Vice-president for Planning, Mr. Ricardo Menendez, at the UN High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development that took place this Wednesday in New York.
The XVII Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) will be held next September in Margarita Island, Venezuela, where the country will take over the presidency of the group.
The Minister of People’s Power for Foreign Affairs, Ms. Delcy Rodriguez Gomez, said this Thursday, at the United Nations, that Venezuela has a model that promotes and guarantees human rights, which has been under attack of the international right serving imperial factors.
On the occasion of the High-Level Debate on Human Rights held today in New York, the Foreign Minister of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Ms. Delcy Rodriguez, held a meeting with the United Nations Secretary-General, Mr. Ban Ki-moon.
The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela categorically rejects the approval by the US Congress of the extension of the unilateral, illegal and in violation of international law sanctions, which the United States maintains over our country.
This Thursday, the United Nations Special Committee on Decolonization hosted its last substantive session, and informed that this subsidiary body of the UN General Assembly will hold a special meeting in the near future to discuss the issue of Western Sahara.
The President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro Moros, in the name of the Venezuelan people and government, forcefully condemns the terrorist attack which occurred in the airport of Istanbul yesterday, and extends his condolences and solidarity to the government of Turkey, the Turkish people and especially to the family and friends of the dozens of victims of this terrible and reprehensible incident.
"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"