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UNRIC Library Backgrounder: Yemen

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2019 High-Level Pledging Event
(Geneva, 26 February 2019)
https://www.unocha.org/yemen/2019-high-level-pledging-event

Stockholm Agreement, 13 December 2018:
https://osesgy.unmissions.org/full-text-stockholm-agreement

Dispatch From Yemen: Tackling the world’s largest humanitarian crisis (UNOCHA, 9 November 2018):
https://unocha.exposure.co/dispatch-from-yemen

Coming together for Yemen: The impact of humanitarian aid (UNOCHA, 21 June 2018):
http://www.unocha.org/story/coming-together-yemen-impact-humanitarian-aid

 

Geneva Consultations on Yemen
http://un4.me/1maqgad

Yemen Peace Talks
(UN News Centre Stories)


Security Council
  • Meetings in 2019: 16, 9 January – The Situation in the Middle East 
    Meeting records, press releases and resolutions:
    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
    (Meeting records, press releases and resolutions)
  • 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/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
  • 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/26/8 (7 April 2014): Report of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review: Yemen
    http://undocs.org/A/HRC/26/8
  • 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
  • UN Member States on the Record - Yemen:
    http://www.un.org/depts/dhl/unms/yemen.shtml
    key documents related to its membership in the UN; statements made before the principal organs; draft resolutions sponsored; periodic reports submitted on Human Rights conventions, etc.
Further Information
Non-UN Sources

 

16 January 2019
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http://www.unric.org/en/unric-library/27107