A-Z Site Index

UNRIC Library Backgrounder: Yemen

PDF


Yemen 2020: High-Level Pledging Event for the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen
https://www.unocha.org/yemen2020Yemen: Millions of lives must be saved (29 May 2020)
https://unocha.exposure.co/millions-of-lives-must-be-saved-in-yemen

 


UN News Focus: Yemen

https://news.un.org/en/focus/yemen

Yemen Peace Talks
(UN News Centre Stories)

Security Council

  • Meetings in 2020: 15 July, 24 June, 14 May, 16 April, 25, 18 February, 16, 13 January – The Situation in the Middle East
    Meeting records, press releases and resolutions:
    https://www.un.org/securitycouncil/content/meetings-2020-vtc
    http://research.un.org/en/docs/sc/quick/meetings/2020
  • Meetings in 2019: 22 November, 17 October, 16 September, 20 August, 18, 15 July, 17 June, 15 May, 15 April, 27 March, 26, 19 February, 16, 9 January  – The Situation in the Middle East
    http://research.un.org/en/docs/sc/quick/meetings/2019
  • Meetings in 2018: 21, 14 December, 16 November, 23 October, 21, 11 September, 2 August, 17 April, 15 March, 27, 26 February – The Situation in the Middle East
    http://research.un.org/en/docs/sc/quick/meetings/2018
  • Meetings in 2017: 10 October, 18 August, 15 June, 30 May, 23 February, 26 January – The Situation in the Middle East; 10 March – Briefing by the Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator
    http://research.un.org/en/docs/sc/quick/meetings/2017
  • Meetings in 2016: 31 October, 31 August, 21 June, 25, 15 April, 3 March, 24, 17, 16 February – The Situation in the Middle East
    http://research.un.org/en/docs/sc/quick/meetings/2016
  • Meetings in 2015: 22 December, 23 October, 19 August, 28 July, 14 April, 22 March, 24, 15, 12 February – The Situation in the Middle East
    http://research.un.org/en/docs/sc/quick/meetings/2015
  • Meetings in 2014: 11 December, 29 August, 14 May, 26 February – The Situation in the Middle East
    http://research.un.org/en/docs/sc/quick/meetings/2014
  • Meetings in 2013: 11 June – The Situation in the Middle East; 7 February – Briefing by the Security Council mission to Yemen
    http://research.un.org/en/docs/sc/quick/meetings/2013

  • Meetings in 2012: 4 December, 29 May, 29 March, 28 February: Middle East
    http://research.un.org/en/docs/sc/quick/meetings/2012
  • Meetings in 2011: 21 October 2011 – Middle East situation
    http://research.un.org/en/docs/sc/quick/meetings/2011
  • Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2140 (2014):
    https://www.un.org/securitycouncil/sanctions/2140

    • S/2019/969 (19 December 2019): Letter dated 16 December 2019 from the Chair of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2140 (2014) addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2019/969
      Transmits report of the Committee’s activities for 2019.
    • S/2018/1125 (31 December 2018): Letter dated 17 December 2018 from the Chair of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2140 (2014) addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2018/1125
      Transmits report of the Committee’s activities for 2018.
    • S/2018/594 (26 January 2018): Letter dated 26 January 2018 from the Panel of Experts on Yemen mandated by Security Council resolution 2342 (2017) addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2018/594
      Previously issued under symbol S/2018/68. Transmits final report of the Panel of Experts on Yemen.
    • S/2018/193 (31 January 2017): Letter dated 27 January 2017 from the Panel of Experts on Yemen addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2018/193
      Previously issued under document symbol S/2017/81. Transmits final report of the Panel of Experts.
    • S/2018/192 (26 January 2016): Letter dated 22 January 2016 from the Panel of Experts on Yemen established pursuant to Security Council resolution 2140 (2014) addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2018/192
      Previously issued under document symbol S/2016/73. Transmits final report of the Panel of Experts.
    • S/2018/68 (26 January 2018): Letter dated 26 January 2018 from the Panel of Experts on Yemen mandated by Security Council resolution 2342 (2017) addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2018/68
      Transmits final report of the Panel of Experts on Yemen.
    • S/2017/1097 (29 December 2017): Letter dated 21 December 2017 from the Chair of the Security Council Committee Established pursuant to Resolution 2140 (2014) addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2017/1097
      Transmits report of the Committee’s activities for 2017.
    • S/2016/1122 (30 December 2016): Letter dated 21 December 2016 from the Chair of the Security Council Committee Established pursuant to Resolution 2140 (2014) addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2016/1122
      Transmits report of the Committee’s activities for 2016.
    • S/2015/965 (31 December 2015): Letter dated 9 December 2015 from the Chair of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2140 (2014) addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2015/965
      Transmits report of the Committee’s activities for 2015.
    • S/2015/125 (20 February 2015): Letter dated 20 February 2015 from the Panel of Experts on Yemen established pursuant to Security Council resolution 2140 (2014) addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2015/125
      Transmits final report of the Panel of Experts on Yemen.

Resolutions:

Security Council Press Statements:

 

Human Rights Council

Selected documents:

    • A/HRC/42/CRP.1 (3 September 2019): Situation of human rights in Yemen, including violations and abuses since September 2014: Report of the detailed findings of the Group of Eminent International and Regional Experts on Yemen: https://www.ohchr.org/Documents/HRBodies/HRCouncil/GEE-Yemen/A_HRC_42_CRP_1.PDF
    • A/HRC/42/17 (9 August 2019): Situation of human rights in Yemen, including violations and abuses since September 2014: Report of the Group of Eminent International and Regional Experts as submitted to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights: https://ap.ohchr.org/documents/dpage_e.aspx?si=A/HRC/42/17
    • A/HRC/RES/42/2: Human rights situation in Yemen : resolution / adopted by the Human Rights Council on 26 September 2019: http://undocs.org/A/HRC/RES/42/2
    • A/HRC/RES/39/16: Human rights situation in Yemen: resolution / adopted by the Human Rights Council on 28 September 2018: http://undocs.org/A/HRC/RES/39/16
    • A/HRC/39/43 (17 August 2018): Situation of human rights in Yemen, including violations and abuses since September 2014: report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights containing the findings of the Group of Eminent International and Regional Experts and a summary of technical assistance provided by the Office of the High Commissioner to the National Commission of Inquiry: http://undocs.org/A/HRC/39/43
      Submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 36/31, covers the period 1 Sept. 2014 to 30 June 2018. Annexes (p. 17-41): 1. Mapping of actors — 2. Access restrictions by the Government of Yemen/coalition– 3. The Joint Incidents Assessment Team — 4. Attacks affecting civilians.
    • A/HRC/36/33 (13 September 2017): Situation of human rights in Yemen, including violations and abuses since September 2014; Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights: http://undocs.org/A/HRC/36/33, http://www.ohchr.org/EN/Countries/MENARegion/Pages/YemenReport2017.aspx
    • A/HRC/33/38 (4 August 2016): Situation of human rights in Yemen:
      http://undocs.org/A/HRC/33/38
      Press release, video & infographics: http://www.ohchr.org/EN/Countries/MENARegion/Pages/YemenReport.aspx
    • A/HRC/30/31 (7 September 2015): Situation of human rights in Yemen : report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights: http://undocs.org/A/HRC/30/31
      Submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 27/19, covers the period 1 July 2014 to 30 June 2015.
    • A/HRC/27/44 (27 August 2014): Situation of human rights in Yemen : report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights: http://undocs.org/A/HRC/27/44
      Submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 18/19, 9/29, 21/22 and 24/32.
    • A/HRC/21/37 (5 September 2012): Situation of human rights in Yemen : report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights: http://undocs.org/A/HRC/21/37
      This report follows up on the report of OHCHR on its assessment mission conducted from 28 June to 6 July 2011 (A/HRC/18/21), and its first progress report (A/HRC/19/51), which provided information from July until the end of 2011.
    • A/HRC/19/51 (13 February 2012): Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the human rights situation in Yemen: http://undocs.org/A/HRC/19/51
      Reports on the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Right’s visit to Yemen from 20 to 27 December 2011.
    • A/HRC/18/21 (16 September 2011) : Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the visit by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights to Yemen: http://undocs.org/A/HRC/18/21
      Reports on the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Right’s visit to Yemen from 28 June to 6 July 2011.

UN Entities

Selected Statements and Speeches by UN Officials

Selected UN Documents

Further Information

Non-UN Sources

15 July 2020
not an official document – for information only
https://unric.org/en/unric-library-backgrounder-yemen/

Latest updated backgrounders

UNRIC Library Backgrounder: Counter-Terrorism

Overview of UN entities working on Counter-Terrorism, selected treaties, declarations & UN document and selected statements by UN officials on Counter-Terrorism.

UNRIC Library Backgrounder: Poverty

Looking for information on what the United Nations is doing to end poverty? Then check out this backgrounder.

UNRIC Library Backgrounder: Racism and Racial Discrimination

Looking for information on what the United Nations is doing against racism and racial discrimination? Then check out this backgrounder.

UNRIC Library Newsletter

* New websites and publications of the UN system;
* New information material available for download.

You can unsubscribe at any time using the link in the footer of the newsletter you receive from us, or by contacting us at [email protected]

Follow us on Facebook

959FansLike