The President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, held a meeting on Monday with representatives of the United Nations (UN), in the Simón Bolívar Hall of Miraflores Palace.
At the meeting, members of the Executive Cabinet and the international organization addressed issues related to the sustainable development objectives of the 2030 agenda, with the purpose of evaluating mechanisms that propitiate the necessary conditions to promote economic, social and environmental development in the country.
The activity is 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’s Refugee Agency (UNHCR), Matthew Crentsil, and the representative of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Venezuela, Rafael Ramírez Mesec.
Also present are the officer in the country of the joint UN program on HIV/AIDS, Regina López; 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 other hand, by the government delegation is present the sectoral vice president for Social Development and the Revolution of the Missions, Aristóbulo Istúriz; the sectoral vice-president of Planning and Minister of People’s Power for Planning, Ricardo Menéndez; the Chancellor of the Republic, Jorge Arreaza, among others