Geoff Ramsey

Geoff Ramsey

Geoff Ramsey is WOLA’s Director for Venezuela, and coordinates the program’s research and advocacy in Washington. He is a leading expert on Venezuela’s political crisis, and has traveled regularly to the country since 2014. He is in close contact with key actors working for an end to the crisis in Venezuela, both inside and outside of the country. Mr. Ramsey advocates for policies that advance a peaceful, negotiated solution to Venezuela’s crisis, that address the urgent humanitarian needs of the Venezuelan people, and that support a humane response to the unique needs of Venezuelan migrants and refugees. In addition to authoring a number of reports and commentary pieces for WOLA and the Venezuelan Politics and Human Rights blog, his work has been cited or published in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Foreign Policy, and other major media outlets. Before joining WOLA, Mr. Ramsey carried out consulting work as a researcher for the Open Society Foundation’s Latin America Program. His work involved monitoring civil society advocacy for and implementation of 2013 drug policy reforms in Uruguay, where he lived for two years. Prior to that he lived in Colombia and Brazil, where he researched and reported on regional insecurity issues for InSight Crime. Mr. Ramsey earned an M.A. in International Affairs from the American University School of International Service, as well a B.A. in International Studies with a minor in Spanish from AU.

62 organizaciones sociales y ONG: Gobierno de Nicolás Maduro persiste en violar derechos de participación y no discriminación de los venezolanos

Las organizaciones sociales y de derechos humanos venezolanas rechazamos las decisiones oficiales acerca de la solicitud de activación del derecho constitucional al referendo revocatorio de funcionarios de elección popular, como lo establece el artículo 72 de la Constitución, ratificando la ausencia de democracia en el país y la posibilidad de ejercer derechos políticos por parte de la población.

Colaboradores

Geoff Ramsey

Geoff Ramsey

Director para Venezuela @GRamsey_LatAm

David Smilde

David Smilde

Asesor principal de WOLA y el Charles A. y Leo M. Favrot Profesor de Relaciones Humanas de la Universidad de Tulane (EE.UU)

@dsmilde
Kristen

Kristen Martinez-Gugerli

Asociada para Programa de Venezuela

@kmgWOLA