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More than 28 international NGOs received information about REGONG

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.

Carmelo Borrego: Unilateral coercive measures are extortionate and constitute international illicit

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”.

Alfred de Zayas: There is no justification for the imposition of unilateral coercive measures

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.

Vice-minister Capaya Rodríguez holds a working meeting with Minister Mervin Maldonado

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.

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.