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Respuestas Regionales a la Crisis en Venezuela

Policy Memo
August 2017

The English version, "Regional Responses to the Crisis in Venezuela," is available here.

En la actualidad Venezuela esta sufriendo una gran crisis política, económica y humanitaria. Caracterizada por las acciones antidemocráticas del gobierno de Nicolás Maduro, el colapso económico interno, y situaciones crecientemente difíciles para los venezolanos, la crisis ha derivado en mayores índices de pobreza, desabastecimiento de comida y medicamentos, y la amplia violación de los derechos humanos. Las políticas públicas promovidas por el gobierno han profundizado esta crisis, llevando a que millones se movilicen en protestas.

En este contexto, la Fundación Stanley y CRIES (Coordinadora Regional de Investigaciones Económicas y Sociales) organizaron un taller que tuvo lugar los días 25 y 26 de julio de 2017 en la Ciudad de Panamá. Titulado “Respuestas Regionales a la Crisis en Venezuela”, reunió a expertos en derechos humanos, conflicto, migración y política externa, así como representantes de organizaciones de la sociedad civil de 12 países de América Latina y el Caribe, para discutir las características de la crisis, el impacto de la migración sobre los países vecinos, y como los actores regionales pueden contribuir a desactivar el conflicto y mitigar el impacto del mismo en Venezuela y la región.

Este Policy Memo refleja la discusión del taller e incluye elementos definidos colectivamente sobre las características de la crisis y recomendaciones para decisores políticos y organizaciones de sociedad civil a nivel nacional y regional.
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