Last Updated: July 8, 2024

Omar José PRIETO FERNÁNDEZ

Position

Former governor of Zulia State (2017 - 2021).

Nationality

Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of

DoB

1969-05-25

Reg. ID

V-9761075 (other-Other identification number) (ID number)

Linked to

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=OJ:L_202302500

Official reason

Former Governor of Zulia State (2017 - 2021). In this position he has undermined democracy and the rule of law in Zulia State. He was sworn in by the non-recognised National Constituent Assembly (ANC), after the legitimate winner of the election refused to be sworn in by the ANC. Omar José Prieto Fernández actively promoted the non-democratic elect...

Other Information

(Date of UN designation: 2021-02-22)

Date of listing

2023-11-13

Program information

Authority

EU

Program

Restrictive measures in view of the situation in Venezuela

Regime

EU country specific

Target State

Venezuela

Measures

Asset freeze and prohibition to make funds available, Restrictions on admission

Sanctions Portfolio

- All assets of the listed persons and entities should be frozen. It is also prohibited to make any funds or assets directly or indirectly available to them. - Member states shall prevent the entry into, or transit through their territories through, of persons listed in Annex I of Council Decision (CFSP) 2017/2074.

Official Information

On 13 November 2017 the Council of the EU adopted restrictive measures in view of the continuing deterioration of democracy, the rule of law and human rights in Venezuela. Travel restrictions and an asset freeze can be imposed in relation to those responsible for serious human rights violations or abuses or the repression of civil society and democ...

Program URL

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX%3A02017D2074-20221112