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Ancestral legacy:  Indigenous people made their contribution to the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
2016-05-19

Ancestral legacy: Indigenous people made their contribution to the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

The indigenous representative Noeli Pocaterra, representative of the Wayuu Indigenous Women’s Network of Maracaibo, shared her views, on behalf of the Wayuu ethnic group, on the importance of preserving the traditional knowledge, which is the legacy of our ancestors, for the cultural continuity of the peoples at the fifteenth session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.

Minister Rodríguez presented Venezuela’s truth to the  OAS
2016-05-05

Minister Rodríguez presented Venezuela’s truth to the OAS

The Minister of People’s Power for Foreign Affairs, Ms. Delcy Rodriguez, took part in an extraordinary session of the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) last Thursday, in which she “presented the truth about Venezuela, its government and its people! With Bolivar and Chavez, we shall triumph!”

Venezuela condemns violence against medical and humanitarian personnel in armed conflicts
2016-05-03

Venezuela condemns violence against medical and humanitarian personnel in armed conflicts

During a Security Council meeting held on Tuesday, Venezuela condemned the bombing against healthcare personnel and facilities in conflict areas.

Minister Delcy Rodríguez signed historic Paris Agreement at the UN
2016-04-22

Minister Delcy Rodríguez signed historic Paris Agreement at the UN

Delcy Rodríguez, Minister of People’s Power for Foreign Affairs of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, signed the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, in representation of Venezuela, on Friday 22 April at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

Rafael Ramírez: The question of Palestine is the most resounding failure of the Security Council
2016-04-18

Rafael Ramírez: The question of Palestine is the most resounding failure of the Security Council

Rafael Ramírez, Permanent Representative of Venezuela to the United Nations, regarded the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territory as the “most resounding failure of the UN Security Council”.

Head of ONA presents the National Antidrugs Plan at the United Nations
2016-04-18

Head of ONA presents the National Antidrugs Plan at the United Nations

During the United Nations General Assembly Special Session on the world drug problem, Major General Irwin Ascanio, President of the National Antidrug Office (ONA in Spanish), presented the plan of the Venezuelan Government to effectively address this scourge that affects the world.

Ramírez: small arms and light weapons end up in the hands of extremist and terrorist groups that destroy the peoples of Africa and the Middle East
2016-04-05

Ramírez: small arms and light weapons end up in the hands of extremist and terrorist groups that destroy the peoples of Africa and the Middle East

The substantive session of the United Nations Commission on Disarmament was held this Tuesday at the organization’s headquarters. In this meeting, Rafael Ramirez, Permanent Representative of Venezuela, stressed that it is of ultimate importance to ban the supply of small arms and light weapons that end up as part of the terrorists and non-State groups stockpiles.

Foreign Minister: The absolute commitment of President Maduro helps us pave the road for peace in Colombia
2016-03-30

Foreign Minister: The absolute commitment of President Maduro helps us pave the road for peace in Colombia

The Minister of People’s Power for Foreign Affairs, Ms. Delcy Rodriguez, celebrated this Wednesday, on behalf of the Government of President Nicolas Maduro, the agreement for peace dialogue between the Government of Colombia and the National Liberation Army (ELN), following the signing of a roadmap of what it will constitute the peace process between the parties

G77 and China issued a communiqué supporting the Venezuelan Government in reaction to Obama’s decree
2016-03-22

G77 and China issued a communiqué supporting the Venezuelan Government in reaction to Obama’s decree

This Monday, the Group of 77 and China, constituted by 134 countries, issued a communiqué rejecting the unilateral sanctions imposed on Venezuela by the Government of the United States, which were renewed on 04 March.

Illicit traffic of natural resources is the main source of funding of conflicts in the Great Lakes
2016-03-21

Illicit traffic of natural resources is the main source of funding of conflicts in the Great Lakes

Rafael Ramirez, Permanent Representative of Venezuela to the United Nations stated, during the Security Council Open Debate on Prevention and Resolution of Conflict in the African region of the Great Lakes, that the illegal traffic of natural resources, such as gold, is one of the main sources of funding of conflicts.

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