|UN countries recognize Venezuela’s efforts to ensure Human Rights|
|Tuesday, 01 November 2016 18:44|
On Tuesday, the member countries of the United Nations Human Rights Council recognized the efforts of the Venezuelan Government to ensure, respect and safeguard human rights.
During Venezuela's presentation of their Human Rights report to the United Nations (UN), which took place in Geneva, Switzerland, countries of Latin America, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East expressed their support for the 2015-2019 National Human Rights Plan and the inclusion policies and plans of the Executive to attend to the needs of the populace and improve their quality of life.
Cuba's representative highlighted the progress in the promotion of human rights by the Bolivarian Revolution and reiterated the Caribbean nation's support and strong solidarity with the President of the Republic, Nicolás Maduro.
In his speech, he recommended that the Executive continue the investigations to sanction those responsible for the violent acts perpetrated in the country from 2013 to 2015, as well as to protect the victims of these destabilizing events.
Ecuador, as well as El Salvador, recognized Venezuela's advancement in implementing the recommendations made in 2011 by the Human Rights Council, and the fight waged against discrimination.
He suggested that the Venezuelan Government implement actions which allow the sanctioning of violations of human rights by transnational corporations, and continue working on the inclusion of persons with special needs.
Bolivia's spokesperson noted that this South American nation supports the social transformation process driven by the socialist model, despite the attacks of the oligarchy and the economic powers.
He also expressed support for self-determination and respect for sovereignty, while he proposed the fostering of measures to deal with the violent acts promoted by the opposition in recent years.
Nicaragua mentioned the progress of the programs aimed at satisfying the food needs of the Venezuelan people, and commended the process of dialogue between the Government of the President of the Republic, Nicolás Maduro and the opposition sectors, in order to promote stability and democratic continuity in the country.
In addition, the Vatican and Norway advocated sincere dialogue and democratic participation as the means for a solution to the conflict between the different sectors that exist in the nation.
During his speech, China's representative recommended that Venezuela continue implementing the National Human Rights Plan as a vehicle for ensuring access to education, health care and food.
Asian and Middle Eastern countries such as Azerbaijan, Syria, United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, acknowledged the actions of the State to ensure Human Rights and to fight for the eradication of poverty and the reduction of inequalities.
The Russian Federation and Myanmar congratulated President Maduro's Government for ensuring social rights and providing access to cultural, health care, housing, education and nutrition programs to all Venezuelans.
In her speech to the UN Human Rights Council, the Foreign Minister of Venezuela, Delcy Rodríguez, underscored that the model for human rights in Venezuela is irreversible and is centered on the people.
"The Human Rights model in Venezuela is a profoundly irreversible model, because the historical subject of the transformation of that process in Venezuela is precisely, the people; the citizens, with their culture of rights that have made that profound transformation which is taking place in our country", she told the UN countries.