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Panel of Independent International Experts to Present Report on Possible Crimes against Humanity in Venezuela

  May 24, 2018

The Panel of Independent International Experts designated by the Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS) to evaluate whether crimes against humanity have been committed in Venezuela will present its report on Tuesday, May 29, at 14:00 EDT (18:00 GMT) at OAS headquarters in Washington, DC.

The experts - Manuel Ventura Robles (Costa Rica), Santiago Cantón (Argentina) and Irwin Cotler (Canada)- will present their conclusions and recommendations in a press conference. Prior to the press conference they will present the report to Secretary General Almagro in a private meeting.

More information on the panel is available here.

The press conference will be broadcast live -in Spanish and English -on the OAS Website and the OAS Facebook page.

Panelists will be available for interviews after the event. To request a interview contact Mónica Reyes (MReyes@oas.org)

Those journalists wishing to cover the event are asked to send an email with their request to (OASPress@oas.org)

WHAT: Presentation of report on possible crimes against humanity in Venezuela

WHEN: Tuesday, May 29, 2018 14:00 EDT (18:00 GMT)

WHERE: Organization of American States
17th Street & Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20006

Reference: AVI-066/18