Insights: Yemen

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    Yemen Briefing and Consultations

    Tomorrow afternoon (7 February), the Security Council is scheduled to receive a briefing by Ambassador Mark Lyall Grant (UK) and Ambassador Mohammed Loulichki (Morocco), who co-led the Council’s visit to Yemen on 27 January. This is likely to be followed...

    posted on WED 6 FEB 2013
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    Yemen Briefing

    Tomorrow afternoon (4 December), the Security Council is scheduled to receive a briefing on Yemen by the Secretary-General’s Special Adviser, Jamal Benomar. (In resolution 2051 of 12 June, the Council requested that it be updated on developments in Yemen every...

    posted on MON 3 DEC 2012
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    Yemen Resolution Adoption

    Following the briefing on 29 May by the Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on Yemen, Jamal Benomar, Council members began negotiating a draft resolution on Yemen. Introduced by the UK and discussed among the P5 before being circulated to the E10 on...

    posted on FRI 8 JUN 2012
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    Yemen Consultations

    This afternoon (29 May), the Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on Yemen, Jamal Benomar, is set to brief the Council, followed by closed consultations. Benomar will update the Council on developments in Yemen since his last briefing on 7 March. It seems...

    posted on TUE 29 MAY 2012
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    Yemen Presidential Statement

    The Council is scheduled to adopt a presidential statement on Yemen this morning (29 March). The draft was circulated at expert level on Monday evening (26 March) and went into silence yesterday until 9 am this morning. The Council’s main...

    posted on THU 29 MAR 2012
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    Briefing on Yemen

    Tomorrow morning (7 March) Council members are scheduled to be briefed in consultations on the situation in Yemen by the Secretary-General’s Special Adviser, Jamal Benomar. This briefing had originally been scheduled for 28 February, but was postponed as Benomar had...

    posted on TUE 6 MAR 2012
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    Consultations on Yemen

    Tomorrow afternoon (25 January), Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on Yemen, Jamal Benomar, is due to brief Council members in consultations following his recent trip to Yemen. (Resolution 2014 [2011] requested a Council briefing every 60 days.) It seems that...

    posted on TUE 24 JAN 2012
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    Yemen Consultations on Monday Following Power Transfer Deal

    On Monday morning (28 November), Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on Yemen Jamal Benomar is scheduled to brief Council members in consultations on Yemen. The anticipated briefing by Benomar comes after Yemen’s President Ali Abdullah Saleh signed the Gulf Cooperation...

    posted on WED 23 NOV 2011
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    Vote on a Yemen Resolution

    It seems the Council will vote on a draft resolution on Yemen this afternoon (21 October). The draft was put in blue last night (20 October) after two sessions of negotiations earlier this week. The draft resolution’s key elements focus...

    posted on FRI 21 OCT 2011
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    Yemen Resolution Negotiations

    It seems that this afternoon (Wednesday, 19 October) Council members will begin discussing at expert level a draft resolution on Yemen. The draft text was circulated by the UK yesterday to all 15 Council members. Apparently the P5 have had...

    posted on WED 19 OCT 2011
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    DPA Briefing on Abyei and Yemen

    It seems that Council members will receive a briefing tomorrow (Tuesday, 11 October) in closed consultations on the situation in Abyei and Yemen. It appears that the Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Hervé Ladsous will brief on Abyei and Jamal Benomar,...

    posted on MON 10 OCT 2011
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    Monthly DPA Briefing

    Today Council members will have their monthly briefing on emerging issues by the Department of Political Affairs head, B. Lynn Pascoe. It seems the briefing will focus largely on Yemen and Iraq. It is possible that other issues, particularly related...

    posted on THU 15 SEP 2011
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    Briefing on Yemen

    Next Tuesday (9 August) Council members will be briefed by Jamal Benomar, Special Advisor on Yemen. Benomar, who has been in Yemen for the last two weeks, is expected to focus his briefing on the GCC mediation efforts and on...

    posted on FRI 5 AUG 2011
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    Insights on Yemen

    On Wednesday, 20 April Council members were briefed by Gamal bin Omer, the UN envoy to Yemen. Bin Omar visited Yemen last week where he met President Ali Abdullah Saleh . Germany and Lebanon proposed a presidential statement where Council...

    posted on THU 21 APR 2011
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    Insights on Yemen

    This afternoon (Tuesday,19 April) the Council will be briefed on Yemen by a senior official from the Department of Political Affairs’ Middle East and North Africa section. It appears that Germany requested the briefing yesterday following the monthly briefing to...

    posted on TUE 19 APR 2011