Insights: Yemen

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    Yemen: Briefing on Efforts to Revive the Peace Process

    Tomorrow (31 August), the Security Council will receive a briefing from the Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed. This will be followed by consultations. The Special Envoy is expected to provide an update on recent efforts to...

    posted on TUE 30 AUG 2016
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    Yemen: Consultations on the Limited Progress of Peace Talks

    Tomorrow (3 August), the Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen, Ismael Ould Cheikh Ahmed, will brief Security Council members in consultations, together with Kyung-wha Kang, Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs. Even though a briefing on Yemen has been scheduled...

    posted on TUE 2 AUG 2016
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    Negotiations on a Yemen Presidential Statement

    A draft presidential statement on Yemen, which members have been negotiating since last week following the adjournment of UN-brokered peace talks in Kuwait, is under silence until 1 pm. The UK circulated a draft on Tuesday (5 July), placing it...

    posted on TUE 12 JUL 2016
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    Briefing and Consultations on Yemen

    On Tuesday (21 June), the Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen, Ismael Ould Cheikh Ahmed, will brief the Security Council via video-teleconference. The briefing will be followed by consultations. Members will be receiving an update on peace talks in...

    posted on MON 20 JUN 2016
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    Security Council Consultations on Yemen Peace Talks

    Tomorrow (25 May), Security Council members are expected to receive a briefing in consultations from Special Envoy for Yemen Ismael Ould Cheikh Ahmed (via video-teleconference). The briefing is intended to update members on peace talks in Kuwait, in anticipation of...

    posted on TUE 24 MAY 2016
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    Security Council Presidential Statement on Yemen

    The Security Council appears ready to adopt a presidential statement this afternoon in support of the Yemen peace talks that began today in Kuwait. The UK circulated a draft on 14 April, ahead of the Council’s 15 April briefing and...

    posted on MON 25 APR 2016
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    Yemen: Briefing and Consultations Ahead of PeaceTalks

    Tomorrow afternoon (15 April), the Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Yemen, Ismael Ould Cheikh Ahmed, and Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Kyung-wha Kang will brief the Council, followed by consultations. The meeting comes ahead of a new round of peace talks...

    posted on THU 14 APR 2016
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    Briefing and Consultations on Yemen

    Tomorrow (3 March), the Security Council will be briefed by OCHA head Stephen O’Brien. This will be followed by consultations, where the Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Yemen Ismael Ould Cheikh Ahmed is expected to brief via video-teleconference from Dubai. Assistant...

    posted on WED 2 MAR 2016
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    Security Council to Renew Yemen Sanctions Regime

    This morning, the Security Council is set to adopt a resolution that renews the Yemen sanctions measures for an additional year and extends the mandate of the Panel of Experts until 27 March 2017. The UK, as penholder, circulated a...

    posted on WED 24 FEB 2016
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    Syria and Yemen: “Any Other Business” Briefings on Humanitarian Situations

    On Monday (11 January), following consultations on Mali, OCHA head Stephen O’Brien will brief Council members on the humanitarian situations in Syria and Yemen under “any other business”. Yesterday the leads on the Syrian humanitarian track, New Zealand and Spain,...

    posted on FRI 8 JAN 2016
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    “Any Other Business” Briefings: Central African Republic, Syria/Turkey and Yemen

    Tomorrow (5 January) following consultations on the Syria chemical weapons issues, Council members will receive briefings under “any other business,” on the Central African Republic (CAR), Syria/Turkey, and Yemen. Central African Republic Council members will be briefed at the request...

    posted on MON 4 JAN 2016
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    Yemen: Briefings by the Special Envoy, OCHA and the High Commissioner for Human Rights

    Tomorrow (22 December), the Council will meet on Yemen for briefings by the Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Yemen, Ismael Ould Cheikh Ahmed, OCHA Assistant Secretary-General Kyung-wha Kang and the High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein. While the...

    posted on MON 21 DEC 2015
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    Yemen Arria-formula meeting on humanitarian assistance and relief efforts

    Tomorrow afternoon (28 October), Jordan has organised an Arria-formula meeting on humanitarian assistance and relief efforts in Yemen. OCHA head Stephen O’Brien will brief, as will Abdullah Al-Rabiah, Chairman of the Saudi-based King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center and...

    posted on TUE 27 OCT 2015
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    Yemen: Briefing by the Special Envoy and Chair of the 2140 Committee

    Tomorrow (23 October), the Security Council will be briefed by the Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, and chair of the 2140 Yemen Sanctions Committee Ambassador Raimonda Murmokaité (Lithuania). This will be followed by consultations. The Special...

    posted on THU 22 OCT 2015
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    Yemen 2140 Sanctions Committee Open Briefing

    Tomorrow afternoon (1 September), the 2140 Yemen Sanctions Committee will hold a briefing open to all UN member states on the Yemen sanctions regime. The chair of the 2140 Committee, Ambassador Raimonda Murmokaitė (Lithuania) and the Coordinator of the Yemen...

    posted on MON 31 AUG 2015