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Venezuela will take over the Presidency of the United Nations Security Council
2016-01-29

Venezuela will take over the Presidency of the United Nations Security Council

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.

Rafael Ramírez: Solving the Palestine situation is essential for peace in the region
2016-01-26

Rafael Ramírez: Solving the Palestine situation is essential for peace in the region

This Tuesday, the United Nations Security Council held an Open Debate to reassess the situation in the Middle East, including the occupation of Palestine by Israel, a conflict that has a history of over 70 years.

Chávez worked with sincere interest, friendship and Bolivarian willingness for peace in Colombia: Ramírez
2016-01-25

Chávez worked with sincere interest, friendship and Bolivarian willingness for peace in Colombia: Ramírez

The United Nations Security Council unanimously passed a resolution approving an unarmed UN Mission to act as mediator to put a seal on the definitive peace process in the Colombian conflict, which has lasted 50 years.

Rafael Ramírez Venezuela is committed to Libyan political agreement for a permanent solution to the conflict
2015-12-23

Rafael Ramírez Venezuela is committed to Libyan political agreement for a permanent solution to the conflict

This Wednesday the United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted a Resolution supporting the application of the agreement signed on 17th December this year in Morocco, seeking a definitive solution to the armed conflict in Libya.

Security Council passes Resolution to fight against the financing of terrorism
2015-12-17

Security Council passes Resolution to fight against the financing of terrorism

During a meeting of the United Nations Security Council held this Thursday, Rafael Ramírez, Permanent Representative of Venezuela at this multilateral forum highlighted the unity and teamwork done to pass Resolution 2253/2015 to prevent and supress the financing of terrorism.

Venezuela to chair the United Nations Special Committee on Decolonisation
2015-12-10

Venezuela to chair the United Nations Special Committee on Decolonisation

The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela will become the Chair of the United Nations Special Committee on Decolonisation next year for the 2016-2017 period; this body is responsible for examining the application of the Declaration on Decolonisation and making recommendations regarding its application.

Ramírez: Expansion of terrorism has exacerbated instability in the Sahel
2015-11-25

Ramírez: Expansion of terrorism has exacerbated instability in the Sahel

On Friday, at a Security Council meeting on the integrated strategy for the Sahel, Rafael Ramírez, Permanent Representative of Venezuela to the United Nations emphasised that "Venezuela has already expressed its concern to this body about armed violence, the spread of terrorism, and the destruction of the Libyan State’s capacities that resulted from the military intervention of 2011, which has generated instability in the sub region and other areas of the world”.

Rafael Ramírez: “The sovereignty of every country resides in its people”
2015-11-17

Rafael Ramírez: “The sovereignty of every country resides in its people”

At the Open Debate of the Security Council last Tuesday, Rafael Ramírez, Permanent Representative of Venezuela to the United Nations, emphasised that "the sovereignty of every country resides in its people” in reference to the fact that this United Nations body cannot establish a political and institutional model to accompany development models.

Ramírez: Host countries for police contingencies must not be under UN tutelage forever
2015-11-13

Ramírez: Host countries for police contingencies must not be under UN tutelage forever

Before a session of the United Nations Security Council held on Friday, the Permanent Representative of Venezuela, Rafael Ramírez, emphasised that the success of peace missions depends to a large extent on actions intended to protect civilians, guarantee the rule of law and transfer responsibilities and competencies to the host country.

Venezuela rejects the death sentence of Saif Gaddafi as lacking in guarantees of due process
2015-11-05

Venezuela rejects the death sentence of Saif Gaddafi as lacking in guarantees of due process

At a United Nations Security Council session held this Thursday, the Permanent Representative of Venezuela to the United Nations, Rafael Ramírez, rejected the decision of the Tripoli court to sentence Saif Gaddafi, son of the Libyan leader Muamar Gaddafi, to death.

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