The impact of COVID-19 on the Venezuelan migration

This videoconference discusses how COVID-19 has aggravated the situation of Venezuelan migrants in Latin America from the human rights, public health, and economic conditions perspective. The panel of experts includes:

Ligia Bolívar
Associate researcher at the Human Rights Center of the Universidad Católica Andrés Bello, Ms. Bolívar focuses on the rights of migrants and refugees. She is a Fellow of the Global South of the human rights organization Dejusticia in Bogotá.

Dany Bahar
Venezuelan and Israeli economist, principal investigator of the Brookings Institution's Global Economy and Development program. Mr. Bajar is associated with the Center for International Development at Harvard University and has worked on the Venezuelan economic crisis and its impact on migration.

Video available only in Spanish

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