Last Tuesday, the diplomatic corps of the African countries accredited in Venezuela, issued a statement in support of the sovereignty, independence and self-determination of the Palestinian people.
The Canadian academic specialized in international criminal law, William Schabas, assured that the unilateral coercive measures imposed on the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela represent a clear violation of human rights (HR), since they directly affect the civilian population.
Carlos María Correa assures that unilateral coercive measures can have effects similar to those of a war conflict
«If we compare the effects between a war conflict and unilateral coercive measures, many are equivalent, infrastructure is damaged, people’s lives are put at risk (…) Unlike a bombing, it is not an instantaneous effect, but it has a progressive effect that is maintained over time”.
With the aim of providing information of interest about the Specialized and Automated Registry of Non-Governmental Organizations (REGONG; for its acronyms in spanish) in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, the Vice-minister for Multilateral Issues, Daniela Rodríguez, held on Wednesday a meeting with more than 28 representatives of international NGOs and the United Nations agencies in the country.
Secretary Sacha Llorenti: It is the resistance of the attacked peoples that has kept ALBA-TCP afloat
The Executive Secretary of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America-Peoples’ Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP), Sacha Llorenti, assured this Tuesday that it is the struggle of the peoples that has allowed this organization of Latin American and Caribbean integration to exist.
During his participation in the international conference Unilateral coercive measures: disrespect for international law and serious human consequences, Professor of Procedural Law at the Central University of Venezuela (UCV), Carmelo Borrego, assured that these tools used by the United State Government and its allies are extortion measures because they are not authorized by International Law, “and they are essentially unlawful”.
The unilateral coercive measures, in addition to constituting a flagrant violation of the fundamental principles of international law, make it impossible to achieve the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations, Alfred de Zayas, a former independent expert for advocacy of a democratic and equitable international order, warned this Wednesday.
UN Rapporteur recommends creating a global network and database of academics investigating legal repercussions of coercive measures
The United Nations special rapporteur on the negative impact of unilateral coercive measures on the enjoyment of human rights, Alena Douhan, this Wednesday urged professors to evaluate which areas of International Law are affected by these measures and to consider, from an academic point of view, that there are primary sanctions, individual sanctions and there is also an expansion of sanctions for cooperating with someone sanctioned.
Foreign Minister Arreaza opens videoconference “Unilateral Coercive Measures: Disrespect for International Law and serious human consequences”
On behalf of the Bolivarian Government of Venezuela, the People’s Power Minister for Foreign Relations, Jorge Arreaza, began this Wednesday the academic videoconference Unilateral Coercive Measures: Disrespect for International Law and serious human consequences, which he organizes for two days along with the School of Diplomacy and International Relations of Geneva.
Last Monday, the Vice-minister for Asia, the Middle East and Oceania, Capaya Rodríguez González, held a meeting in videoconference format with the People’s Power Minister for Youth and Sports, Mervin Maldonado, together with the ambassador accredited to the government of Japan, Seiko Ishikawa, who were accompanied by officials from both State institutions.
The Vice-minister for Latin America of the People’s Power Ministry for Foreign Relations, Rander Peña, held on Friday a cordial meeting with the Charge d’Affaires of the United Mexican States in Venezuela, Mauricio Vizcaíno, in which they expressed their mutual desire to strengthen ties of cooperation.
Venezuelan government signs contract to acquire Russian vaccine EpiVacCorona and advance the immunization of the people
On a historic day from Saint Petersburg-Russia, the Venezuelan delegation, headed by the ministers Wilmar Castro Soteldo, Gabriela Jiménez and Alí Padrón, signed a contract this Friday with the limited liability company Geropharm to acquire the Russian vaccine EpiVacCorona against the coronavirus (COVID-19) thus, advance the process of immunization of the Venezuelan people.