19 March 2020 – UN announces it will provide support to Venezuela to combat COVID-19

Type of Intervention: Other Announcement
Sectors Involved: Executive Office, Foreign Affairs, Health
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Presidential Commission for the Prevention and Care of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and United Nations Organization System (UN)

Overview: UN will provide support to Venezuela to combat Covid-19

The United Nations System (UN) is prepared to support the Venezuelan government in the face of the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), after receiving a letter from the Resident Coordinator of the United Nations System (UN), Peter Grohmann, in which they confirm their support for the Venezuelan Government in the response to COVID-19. This support includes the contribution of the Pan American Health Organization and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in favor of the Ministry of People’s Power for Health for the containment of COVID-19 in Venezuela
Full details here: http://www.mpps.gob.ve/index.php/sala-de-prensa/notnac/363-onu-brindara-apoyo-a-venezuela-en-respuesta-al-covid-19

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee, Learning from other jurisdictions, Scientific Evidence (e.g. academic paper, report)
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation, National – academic, National – government, International – government