News and Past Events

3rd June 2020

Global Trends Affecting Venezuela

A discussion by Dr Moisés Naím, Distinguished Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. In 2013, the British magazine Prospect listed him as one of the world's leading thinkers and in 2014 and 2015 he was ranked among the top 100 influential global thought leaders by Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute (GDI) for his book The End of Power. This publication was also selected as the first book for followers of Mark Zuckerberg's 2015 book club to read.




7th May 2020

The Road Ahead for the Venezuelan Oil Industry - Time For New Ideas

A round table webinar with Dr. Luis Pacheco, Chairman of the ad hoc Administrative Board of PDVSA, Mr. Juan Szabo, Energy Consultant at AV Securities and Dr. Peter West, Economic Advisor at EM Funding. With Q&A and closing remarks from Dr. Peter West, Chairman of the BVS, and Dr. Vanessa Neumann, Honorary President.




16th April 2020

Impact of Covid-19 on Latin America and Venezuela

A webinar presented by Dr. Ricardo Hausmann, Director of the Growth Lab at Harvard's Center for International Development and Professor in the Practice of International Political Economy at Harvard Kennedy School. With Q&A and closing remarks from Dr. Peter West, Chairman of the BVS, and Dr. Vanessa Neumann, Honorary President.




3rd March 2020

Impact of President Guaidó's International Meetings, briefing by Dr. Vanessa Neumann


25th October 2019

Exhibition & Online Sale in Aid of the Children of Venezuela via our associated charity Chamos


This year marks the 250th anniversary of the birth of Alexander von Humboldt and to celebrate his passion for nature we take a closer look through the lens of four women photographers from both sides of the Atlantic. Tita Beaufrand, Yana Milev, Ana Luisa Figueredo and Tina Winkhaus, have taken on the theme of nature in homage to this great figure. A cultural exchange between the two countries that aims to raise awareness and raise funds for our charity Chamos - In Aid of the Children of Venezuela.

 

24th June 2019

Venezuela's Independence Day dinner with words by our President Dr. Vanessa Neumann


3rd May 2019

An appraisal of the constitutional and legal background of recent events in Venezuela


Canning House hosted a meeting of the British Venezuelan Society & Chamber of Commerce for an appraisal of the constitutional and legal background of recent events in Venezuela and their implications for the country’s finances and future investment in reconstruction. Insights were given by representatives of LEGA Abogados.


British Venezuelan               Society