WOLA: Advocacy for Human Rights in the Americas

Venezuela’s Ever-Evolving Crisis: Short and Long-Term Prospects for Change

9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Thursday, 23 July 2020

(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

Join WOLA (the Washington Office on Latin America) for an upcoming webinar with Venezuelan civil society leaders:

Venezuela’s political and economic crisis is deepening amid the deadly COVID-19 pandemic, and civil society actors inside the country are thinking through possible scenarios for change for the second half of this year and beyond. As the United States and the rest of the international community evaluates how to respond, it is essential that policymakers hear from voices on the ground. Please join the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) for a discussion with leading voices in Venezuelan civil society.

Event Details:

Thursday, July 23, 2020
9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. EST


Eugenio Martínez 

Journalist and Elections Specialist

TVV Venezuela, Efecto Cocuyo

Colette Capriles

Professor of Political Philosophy

Universidad Simón Bolívar

Mariela Ramírez

Dialogo Social

Activist, Dale Letra Movement


David Smilde

WOLA Senior Fellow

Professor of Sociology, Tulane University


Geoff Ramsey

WOLA Director for Venezuela


This event will be conducted in Spanish, with English translation available.