Geneva/Caracas, 7 February 2019: The President of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, Francesco Rocca, will be in Venezuela between 8-10 February.

He will be taking part in a press conference at 13h00 on Friday 8 February at:

Venezuelan Red Cross Headquarters
Edificio Cruz Roja Venezolana
Final av Andres Beloo #4, Caracas

During his visit, he will meet Red Cross emergency teams, volunteers and leadership. He will be discussing humanitarian needs in the country and the Red Cross’ response, and will highlight the importance of neutral, independent and impartial humanitarian action.

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Media contacts

In Venezuela:

Tommaso Della Longa, +41 79 708 43 67, tommaso.dellalonga@ifrc.org

Luis Farias, +58 414 303 1894, prensacruzrojaven@gmail.com

In Panamá: Diana Medina, +507 6780 5395, diana.medina@ifrc.org

In Geneva: Matthew Cochrane, +41 79 251 80 39, matthew.cochrane@ifrc.org