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Venezuela on the Brink: The urgency of an appropriate international response to the crisis - Panel discussion

  • Church Centre Corner of 44th and 1st Avenue New York (map)

Objective: To foster discussion in the context of the UN General Assembly that will press the international community to reject Venezuela’s recent efforts to re-join the UN Human Rights Council, given the country’s grave and worsening human rights crisis. In addition, the event will highlight Venezuelan civil society’s initiatives to generate an appropriate international response to the crisis, including efforts to promote a UN-backed Investigative Commission to bring to light grave violations of human rights and hold perpetrators accountable.

Panelists:

ISHR: Eleanor Openshaw - Venezuela’s re-election to the UN HR Council, analysis and implications

CEPAZ: Beatriz Borgez - International response for Venezuela

Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect: Simon Adams - Commission of Inquiry

CDH-UCAB: Eduardo Trujillo - Role of CSOs in defending HR

Earlier Event: September 30
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Later Event: October 7
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