UN Documents for Yemen

Selected Security Council Resolutions View All
26 February 2018 S/RES/2402 This was a resolution extending the Yemen sanctions regime.
23 February 2017 S/RES/2342 This resolution renewed the Yemen sanctions regime.
24 February 2016 S/RES/2266 This was a resolution renewing the Yemen sanctions measures until 26 February 2017, and the mandate of the Panel of Experts until 27 March 2017.
Selected Security Council Presidential Statements View All
15 March 2018 S/PRST/2018/5 This was a presidential statement calling for the full and sustained opening of all of Yemen’s ports, including Hodeidah and Saleef ports, and for increased access to Sana’a airport.
9 August 2017 S/PRST/2017/14 This was on the threat of famine in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and north-east Nigeria.
15 June 2017 S/PRST/2017/7 This stressed the importance of keeping all of Yemen’s ports functioning, including Hodeidah.
Selected Secretary-General's Reports View All
24 June 2016 S/2016/360/Add.1 This was an Addendum to the annual report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict that removed the Saudi Arabia-led coalition from the section on parties in Yemen of Annex 1 to the report pending review.
20 April 2016 S/2016/360 This was the report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict. On 6 June, the Secretary-General removed the Saudi Arabia-led coalition from the listing in Annex 1 of the report, where it had been included for the first time. The removal is considered “pending” until the conclusion of a joint review of the report’s findings with coalition members.
Selected Sanctions Committee Documents View All
25 July 2018 S/2018/740* This was a letter, reissued for technical reasons, announcing the appointment of the new armed groups expert for the Yemen Panel of experts
5 April 2018 S/2018/305 This was a letter from the Secretary-General to the Security Council announcing the reappointment of Ahmed Himmiche as the Coordinator and finance expert of the Yemen Panel of Experts.
27 March 2018 S/2018/272 This was a letter from the Secretary-General to the Security Council announcing the appointment of the regional, international humanitarian law, and arms experts to the Yemen Panel of Experts.
Selected Security Council Letters View All
14 September 2018 S/2018/847 This was a letter from the UAE to the Council.
25 July 2018 S/2018/740* This was a letter, reissued for technical reasons, announcing the appointment of the new armed groups expert for the Yemen Panel of experts
6 July 2018 S/2018/675 This was a letter from UAE Minister of State for International Cooperation Reem Al Hashimy with an update on the humanitarian situation and the Coalition’s contingency plan for Hodeidah.
Selected Security Council Meeting Records View All
21 September 2018 S/PV.8361 This was a briefing on Yemen with Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Mark Lowcock.
11 September 2018 S/PV.8348 This was a briefing with UN Special Envoy Martin Griffiths on the Geneva consultations.
2 August 2018 S/PV.8323 This was a briefing on Yemen by Special Envoy Martin Griffiths and OCHA Director of Operations John Ging.
Selected Security Council Press Statements View All
5 September 2018 SC/13484 This welcomed the upcoming Geneva consultations.
28 March 2018 SC/13270 This was a press statement condemning the Houthi missile attacks targeting several cities in Saudi Arabia on 25 March, and expressing grave concern at the humanitarian situation in Yemen.
22 December 2017 SC/13143 This was a statement condemning the 19 December ballistic missile attack by the Houthis against Riyadh.
Selected General Assembly Documents View All
14 December 1967 A/RES/2310 (XXII) This resolution admitted Democratic Yemen (the People’s Republic of Southern Yemen) as a member of the UN.
30 September 1947 A/RES/108 (II) This resolution admitted Pakistan and Yemen as members of the UN.
Selected Human Rights Council Documents View All
17 August 2018 A/HRC/39/43 This was the report of the High Commissioner for Human Rights containing the findings of the Group of Eminent International and Regional Experts on Yemen.
29 September 2017 A/HRC/RES/36/31 This resolution called on the High Commissioner for Human Rights to establish a group of international and regional experts to monitor and report on the situation of human rights in Yemen and carry out a comprehensive examination of all alleged violations and abuses since September 2014.
4 August 2016 A/HRC/33/38 This was a report of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on Yemen, reiterating his previous recommendation for an international, independent body to investigate alleged violations in Yemen.
Selected Other Documents View All
26 February 2018 S/2018/156 This was a draft resolution on the Yemen sanctions regime, which Russia vetoed, objecting to references to the Yemen Panel of Experts’ findings that Iran was in non-compliance with the arms embargo. Eleven members voted in favour, China and Kazakhstan abstained with Bolivia also voting against.