Yemen

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 15 FEBRUARY 2015

    Council to Adopt Resolution on Yemen

    WHAT'S IN BLUE

    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…

  • Tomorrow morning (12 February), the Council will have a briefing followed by consultations on the ongoing political crisis and rapidly deteriorating security situation in Yemen. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, who has just returned from the region where he visited Dubai, Saudi…

  • February 2015

    Yemen

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    During February, the Council is expected to adopt a resolution that renews the 2140 Yemen sanctions regime and the mandate of the Panel of Experts. Council members will also receive a briefing in consultations from the Special Adviser Jamal Benomar.

  • 19 JANUARY 2015

    Briefing on Deteriorating Situation in Yemen

    WHAT'S IN BLUE

    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…

  • 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…

  • December 2014

    Yemen

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    In December, Council members are expected to hold their 60-day briefing in consultations with Special Adviser Jamal Benomar. In addition, it is anticipated that Council members will also receive a briefing from the chair of the 2140 Yemen Sanctions Committee, Ambassador Raimonda MurmokaitÄ— (Lithuania).

  • 13 OCTOBER 2014

    Consultations on Yemen

    WHAT'S IN BLUE

    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,…

  • October 2014

    Yemen

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    In October, Special Adviser Jamal Benomar is expected to brief Council members in consultations on Yemen.

  • Tomorrow morning (29 August), Jamal Benomar, Special Adviser of the Secretary-General to Yemen, will brief the Security Council in consultations. The meeting was originally scheduled for 25 August but, in light of the recent political crisis, Benomar requested a postponement…

  • August 2014

    Yemen

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    In August, Council members expect a briefing in consultations on Yemen by Jamal Benomar, the Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on Yemen. 

  • 19 JUNE 2014

    Briefing on Yemen by Special Adviser Benomar

    WHAT'S IN BLUE

    Tomorrow morning (20 June), Council members will be briefed by Jamal Benomar, the Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on Yemen. Benomar, who was in Yemen earlier this month, is expected to brief members on the worsening security situation, the implementation…

  • June 2014

    Yemen

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    In June, Council members expect a briefing in consultations on Yemen by Jamal Benomar, the Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on Yemen.

  • Tomorrow afternoon (14 May), Ambassador Raimonda Murmokaitė (Lithuania), chair of the 2140 Yemen Sanctions Committee, will brief the Security Council. Council members will then meet in consultations. (The first briefing of the chair was scheduled for late April but as…