20-23 January 2010
A Mission of the Socialist International is visiting Caracas from 20 to 23 January where it will hold a wide-ranging programme of meetings and discussions with a variety of political actors and civil society organisations of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.
The Mission is formed by Luis Ayala, Secretary General of Socialist International; Peggy Cabral of the Dominican Revolutionary Party, Dominican Republic; Renée Fregosi of the Socialist Party of France; Paulina Lampsa of the Panhellenic Socialist Movement of Greece; Emilio Menéndez del Valle of the Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party and Jesús Rodríguez of the Radical Civic Union of Argentina.
Missions of the Socialist International, the worldwide organisation that brings together 170 social democratic, socialist and labour parties and organisations from all continents, regularly visit different regions of the world, carrying out the organisation’s activities in favour of cooperation and dialogue, democracy, the resolution of conflict and peace.
In Caracas, the activities of the members of the Mission include meetings with representatives of political parties, trade unions, student organisations, of university, industry and Church institutions, media and communications, human rights organisations and other civil society institutions in Venezuela.