Venezuela

Annan, President Chávez discuss issues surrounding G-77, crisis in Venezuela

With Venezuela handing over chairmanship of the Group of 77 developing countries today at United Nations Headquarters in New York, Secretary-General Kofi Annan took the occasion to meet with President Hugo Chávez to discuss several issues concerning the caucus and well as the situation in that country.

Annan voices support for mediation efforts in Venezuela

The United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, today reiterated his full support for the mediation efforts being undertaken in Venezuela under the auspices of Cesar Gaviria, the head of the Organization of American States (OAS).

Venezuela: Annan urges peaceful approach to political crisis

Reacting to the increasingly polarized political situation in Venezuela, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today called for widespread efforts to defuse tension there.

Annan voices concern about possible renewed violence in Venezuela

The United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, today voiced concern about the possibility of renewed violence in Venezuela.

Venezuela: UN agency heads mission to help country overcome political crisis

Aiming to facilitate dialogue in Venezuela and help the country overcome its current political crisis, representatives from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), along with officials from the Organization of American States (OAS) and the Carter Center, met today with President Hugo Chávez and members of the opposition.

Venezuela: Annan welcomes return of calm, appeals for national reconciliation

Welcoming the return of calm to Venezuela, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan has voiced his readiness to help in the effort to promote democracy and human rights in the country.