The Venezuelan Crisis: What Role for Intergovernmental Actors?
Given the current crisis in Venezuela, international intergovernmental organizations such as the United Nations along with its various agencies and the Organization of American States (OAS) can be key actors in influencing the outcome of the crisis by providing incentives and avenues for conflict resolution. Coordination of strategies, focal points, information, and convening the various stakeholders together are the main roles and services that international organizations can provide to ameliorate and find solutions to the Venezuelan situation.
In this first Prevention in Practice Policy Brief, we outline in what way international and intergovernmental organizations can play an important role in the Venezuelan crisis. At the end of the brief, we provide concrete recommendations to induce positive changes.