Tag: Venezuela

European Union supports #VenezuelanRefugees and host communities in countries most affected by the crisis

European Union supports #VenezuelanRefugees and host communities in countries most affected by the crisis

| September 12, 2019

The European Commission has mobilized an additional €10 million to support Venezuelan refugees and migrants by strengthening the capacities of national institutions, civil society organisations and host communities in the countries most affected by the crisis in Venezuela – namely Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. Channelled through the EU’s Instrument contributing to Stability and Peace, this assistance will link […]

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#Venezuela – European Parliament calls for additional sanctions

#Venezuela – European Parliament calls for additional sanctions

| July 18, 2019

For the third time this year, the European Parliament has adopted a resolution on the situation in Venezuela, expressing its deep concern at the severe state of emergency. In accordance with the latest report of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, MEPs hold Nicolás Maduro directly responsible, “as well as the armed and intelligence forces […]

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#Venezuela – MEPs demand free presidential elections and an end to repression

#Venezuela – MEPs demand free presidential elections and an end to repression

| March 29, 2019

The European Parliament backed on Thursday (28 March) a peaceful solution for Venezuela via free, transparent and credible presidential elections. With 310 votes to 120 and 152 abstentions, plenary passed the second resolution this year on Venezuela (the tenth one since the beginning of the current parliamentary term). MEPs condemn the “fierce repression and violence” […]

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#Venezuela crisis: EU mobilizes additional humanitarian assistance

#Venezuela crisis: EU mobilizes additional humanitarian assistance

| February 6, 2019

As many people continue to suffer from the severe socio-economic crisis in Venezuela, the Commission has allocated additional humanitarian assistance of €5 million to help those most in need. This is in addition to the humanitarian assistance totalling €34m for the crisis in 2018 alone. “Helping the Venezuelan people in need is a priority for […]

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#Turkey says countries supporting #Guaido fuel #Venezuela crisis

#Turkey says countries supporting #Guaido fuel #Venezuela crisis

| February 4, 2019

Turkey’s foreign minister said on Sunday (3 February) that countries which have recognized Venezuela’s self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido were fuelling Venezuela’s troubles and punishing millions of its people, writes Dominic Evan. Turkey has backed Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro in contrast with NATO allies the United States and Canada, and several right-leaning Latin American countries […]

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EU calls for free, credible presidential elections in #Venezuela

| January 29, 2019

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini (pictured) has urged Venezuela to hold free, transparent and credible presidential elections to elect a government that truly represents the will of its citizens, writes Foo Yun Chee. “In the absence of an announcement on the organization of fresh elections with the necessary guarantees over the next days, the […]

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EU steps up assistance for victims of #Venezuela crisis

EU steps up assistance for victims of #Venezuela crisis

| December 6, 2018

The European Commission has allocated an additional €20 million to respond to the urgent needs of those affected by the socio-economic crisis in Venezuela. This comes on top of €35m in emergency relief and development assistance for people in the country and the region announced in June. Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Commissioner Christos Stylianides visited Colombia […]

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