Press Release

May 24, 2022

Declaración por la igualdad de género en el proceso de construcción de la democracia y la paz en Venezuela

Following the “Venezuela Women’s Leadership Summit,” a network of social activists, democratic political actors, and non-governmental organizations inside and outside Venezuela, propose an action plan to secure the full and effective participation of Venezuelan women in decision-making processes and in their leadership in the redemocratization and sustainable political change in Venezuela.

Civil Society Democratic Transitions

Event Recap

May 5, 2022

Red de Apoyo: Venezuelan women today can learn from women leaders who fought dictatorships in Argentina, Uruguay, and Chile

A virtual discussion on how Venezuelan women leaders could learn from democratic women organizers during the 1970s and 1980s dictatorships in South America’s Southern Cone.

Americas Latin America

Event Recap

May 5, 2022

Red de Apoyo: Lessons from the Colombian peace process for Venezuelan female democratic leaders 

A virtual discussion on how Venezuelan women leaders could learn from Colombian women’s leadership leading up to and during the 2016 Colombian Peace Accords.

Americas Latin America

In the News

Mar 29, 2022

Marczak quoted in the Boston Globe on using oil as leverage to restore democracy in Venezuela

Read the full article here.

Geopolitics & Energy Security Latin America


Mar 11, 2022

Exploring humanitarian frameworks for Venezuela

By A report by the Atlantic Council's Venezuela Working Group

Policy brief led by the Atlantic Council’s Venezuela Working Group (VWG) that seeks to analyze the two existing oil-funded humanitarian proposals on Venezuela, and provide recommendations for future humanitarian proposals’ governance structure, financing mechanisms, transparency controls, political agreements, legal requirements, and multilateral participation to achieve the most optimal possible outcome for the Venezuelan people.

Economic Sanctions Economy & Business

Blog Post

Jan 5, 2022

Infographic: What’s ahead for Venezuela after January 5, 2022

Three years since the interim government came to be, Venezuela’s political crisis remains unresolved. Opposition forces continue to face deep challenges – both internal and external – to restore democratic institutions. The Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center at the Atlantic Council created an infographic that looks back at the interim government’s trajectory since 2019 and […]

Americas Democratic Transitions

New Atlanticist

Jan 4, 2022

Venezuela’s youth have a long-term strategy for building democracy. Biden should listen.

By Willow Fortunoff

An entire generation of Venezuelans have grown up in a failed state, which is why they'll be crucial to the future of the country’s democracy.

Civil Society Democratic Transitions


Jan 4, 2022

Spotlight: Latin America and the Caribbean – Ten questions for 2022

By Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center

The year 2022 will be one of change across the Western Hemisphere. So, what might or might not be on the horizon?

Brazil Caribbean

Venezuela Policy Bites

Oct 22, 2021

Atlantic Council’s Red de Apoyo launches #VenezuelaNecesitaAcuerdos campaign

The Red de Apoyo launched their first campaign in October using the hashtag #Venezuela NecesitaAcuerdos to raise awareness about the importance of promoting a negotiated solution to address Venezuela's political and humanitarian crisis.

Latin America Venezuela

Press Release

May 27, 2021

Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center launches Venezuela Working Group

The Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center (AALAC) today launched its Venezuela Working Group, a new effort that will advance a long-term vision and international consensus on action-oriented policies to foster democratic stability in Venezuela.

Americas Latin America