Insights: Yemen

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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
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    Briefing in Consultations by Special Envoy for Yemen

    Tomorrow (12 August), the Council will receive a briefing in consultations from the UN Special Envoy for Yemen, Ismael Ould Cheikh Ahmed via video teleconference. At press time, it did not appear that a Council action was being discussed. At...

    posted on TUE 11 AUG 2015
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    Consultations on Yemen Following Geneva Talks

    Tomorrow morning (24 June), Security Council members will have consultations on Yemen. Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, the Secretary-General’s Special Envoy on Yemen, and OCHA Operations Director John Ging are expected to brief. Council members may issue a press statement that...

    posted on TUE 23 JUN 2015
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    Yemen Briefing and Press Statement

    Tomorrow morning (3 June), Council members are likely to receive a briefing from the Secretary-General’s Special Envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed on Yemen via video teleconference under “any other business” following consultations on Syria. Russia requested to have the meeting...

    posted on TUE 2 JUN 2015
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    Consultations on Yemen

    Tomorrow morning (20 May), Council members will hold consultations on Yemen. The Special Envoy of the Secretary-General on Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, will brief (via video teleconference), as will John Ging, Operations Director of the UN Office for the...

    posted on TUE 19 MAY 2015
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    Briefing by Former Special Adviser on Yemen

    On Monday morning (27 April), Council members are scheduled to be briefed by Jamal Benomar, the Secretary-General’s former Special Adviser on Yemen. (Benomar’s resignation was announced by the UN on 15 April, and the Secretary-General’s proposal to appoint Ismail Ould...

    posted on FRI 24 APR 2015
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    Council to Vote on Yemen Resolution

    Tuesday morning (14 April) the Council is expected to hold a vote to adopt a resolution on Yemen. While the situation in the country has changed dramatically over the last two-and-a-half weeks, reaching a Council decision on the conflict has...

    posted on MON 13 APR 2015
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    Consultations on Humanitarian Situation in Yemen

    Security Council members will meet today (Saturday, 4 April) at 11 am for consultations on the humanitarian situation in Yemen, with a focus on the possibility of having “humanitarian pauses” in the conflict in Yemen. The meeting was requested yesterday...

    posted on SAT 4 APR 2015
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    Council Emergency Meeting and Presidential Statement on Yemen

    This afternoon (22 March) the Security Council will hold an emergency meeting on Yemen at Jordan’s request. The Secretary-General’s Special Adviser, Jamal Benomar, will brief via video teleconference. Representatives of Yemen and Qatar, the latter on behalf of the Gulf...

    posted on SUN 22 MAR 2015
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    Consultations on Yemen with Special Adviser Jamal Benomar

    Tomorrow afternoon (3 March), Council members will hold consultations on Yemen where they will be briefed by the Secretary-General’s Special Adviser to Yemen Jamal Benomar via video teleconference from Yemen. At press time, no Council outcome was expected. With increasing...

    posted on MON 2 MAR 2015
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    Adoption of Resolution Renewing Yemen Sanctions Regime

    Tomorrow morning (Tuesday, 24 February), the Security Council will adopt a resolution that extends the Yemen assets freeze and travel ban sanctions measures until 26 February 2016. The new resolution also extends the mandate of the Panel of Experts responsible...

    posted on MON 23 FEB 2015
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    Council to Adopt Resolution on Yemen

    The Security Council is expected to adopt later today (15 February) a resolution on Yemen. On Friday afternoon (13 February), the UK circulated a draft that it had been working on with Jordan which was open for comments until 10...

    posted on SUN 15 FEB 2015
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    Briefing on Deteriorating Situation in Yemen

    Tomorrow morning (20 January), the Council is expected to hold consultations on Yemen with Special Adviser of the Secretary-General Jamal Benomar briefing via video tele-conference. The UK, the penholder on Yemen, requested the meeting this morning following the reports that...

    posted on MON 19 JAN 2015
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    Yemen Sanctions Briefing and Consultations with Special Adviser

    Tomorrow (11 December), the Security Council will have two meetings on Yemen. The first will be a briefing by the chair of the 2140 Yemen Sanctions Committee, Ambassador Raimonda Murmokaité (Lithuania). This will be followed by consultations with the Secretary-General’s...

    posted on WED 10 DEC 2014
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    Consultations on Yemen

    This afternoon (Monday, 13 October) Council members will be briefed in consultations by Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on Yemen Jamal Benomar. While the periodic consultations on Yemen, agreed to when the programme of work was adopted earlier this month,...

    posted on MON 13 OCT 2014