The Constitutional President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro Moros, on Monday received the representatives of the United Nations (UN) System in Venezuela in the Simón Bolívar Room of the Miraflores Palace.
The meeting discussed mutual cooperation between the UN and the Bolivarian Government, with the purpose of evaluating mechanisms that propitiate the necessary conditions to promote economic, social and environmental development in the country. Venezuela has signed the 17 objectives of the 2030 Agenda for the development of the nation.
The activity was attended by the resident coordinator of the United Nations System and resident representative of the UNDP in Venezuela, Peter Grohmann; the representative of the UN Agency for Refugees (UNHCR), Matthew Crentsil, and the representative of the United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) in Venezuela, Rafael Ramírez Mesec, reported the Presidential Press.
The country official of the joint UN program on HIV / AIDS, Regina López, also attended; the assistant representative of the UN for Food and Agriculture (FAO), Carlos Miguel Mendoza; the representative in charge of the Pan American Sanitary Bureau (PAHO / WHO); José Hernández; the Team Leader of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Samir Elhawary; the deputy resident representative of the UN Development Program (UNDP), Rosicler Gómez and the representative of the UN Population Fund (Unfpa), Jorge González .
On the part of the Executive Cabinet, it included the sectoral vice president for Social Development and the Revolution of the Missions, Aristóbulo Istúriz; the sectoral vice-president of Planning and Minister of Popular Power for Planning, Ricardo Menéndez, and the Chancellor of the Republic, Jorge Arreaza, among others.
Agradezco las palabras de Peter Grohmann, Coordinador Residente del Sistema de las Naciones Unidas y representante del PNUD en Venezuela, quien nos compartió un detallado informe, acerca de los alcances de los diferentes Programas de Naciones Unidas en nuestro País. pic.twitter.com/9fBCJyXOIg
— Nicolás Maduro (@NicolasMaduro) May 14, 2019
It is important to note that on May 9 Chancellor Arreaza evaluated together with the resident representative of the United Nations Organization, Peter Grohmann, the projects and methodologies of the United Nations (UN) Systems in Venezuela. At this meeting six areas of work were proposed in the areas of nutrition, health, food security, education, water, sanitation and hygiene and protection to make work with the United Nations System more efficient.
— Nicolás Maduro (@NicolasMaduro) May 13, 2019
Translated by JRE\EF