The Commissioner for the Organization of the United Nations, Miguel Pizarro, informed that the Lima Group together with the European Union and the United States urged the member states of the United Nations not to support the candidacy of Venezuela to the Human Rights Council of the UN.
Pizarro also reported that they mentioned the report made by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, which reflects the seriousness of the situation in our country.
Furthermore, the Presidential Commissioner said that the United Nations should take into account the serious crisis that the country going through. “Venezuela does not meet the necessary standards for the promotion and protection of human rights”, he added.
“We recognize and appreciate the hard work that the Lima Group, the European Union and the United States are doing for our country. Today Venezuelans continue to fight and work to recover our democracy and freedom”, added the Special Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid through his official Twitter account.