UN Documents for Yemen

Selected Security Council Resolutions View All
25 February 2020 S/RES/2511 This resolution renewed the Yemen sanctions regime for one year.
13 January 2020 S/RES/2505 This resolution extended the mandate of the UN Mission to support the Hodeidah Agreement until 15 July 2020.
15 July 2019 S/RES/2481 This resolution renewed the mandate of the UN Mission to Support the Hodeidah Agreement for six months until 15 January 2020.
Selected Security Council Presidential Statements View All
29 August 2019 S/PRST/2019/9 This was on developments in southern Yemen and efforts to resume comprehensive political negotiations.
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.
Selected Secretary-General's Reports View All
3 June 2019 S/2019/453 This was the Secretary-General's report on children and armed conflict in Yemen.
21 January 2019 S/2019/69 This was a report on the implementation of resolution 2451.
4 January 2019 S/2019/11 This was a Secretary-General's report on progress regarding the implementation of resolution 2451.
Selected Sanctions Committee Documents View All
31 March 2020 S/2020/260 This was a letter of the Secretary-General appointing the Yemen Panel of Experts.
27 January 2020 S/2020/70 This was a final report of the Yemen Panel of Experts.
25 January 2019 S/2019/83 This was the final report of the Panel of Experts on Yemen.
Selected Security Council Letters View All
15 June 2020 S/2020/524 This was a review of UNMHA.
1 June 2020 S/2020/477 This was from the Yemeni government about a recent accident on the moored SAFER oil tanker and which reiterated calls for the UN and Council to pressure the Houthis to allow an assessment mission and maintenance work of the vessel.
21 April 2020 S/2020/322 This was a letter from the US regarding two shipments of arms and related materiel from Iran seized by the US, which it said were likely bound for Houthi forces in Yemen.
Selected Security Council Meeting Records View All
12 March 2020 S/PV.8745 This was a briefing on Yemen with Special Envoy Martin Griffiths and Acting Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Ramesh Rajasingham.
25 February 2020 S/PV.8732 This was the Council adoption renewing Yemen sanctions and the explanation of vote .
18 February 2020 S/PV.8725 This was a briefing on Yemen with the Special Envoy Martins Griffiths, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Mark Lowcock the chair of the Yemen 2140 Sanctions Committee, Ambassador Inga Rhonda King.
Selected Security Council Press Statements View All
29 June 2020 SC/14233 This statement condemned the escalation of violence and expressed deep concern at the slow pace of negotiations, calling on the parties to agree to mediated proposals with haste.
29 April 2020 SC/14176 This press statement was on instability in southern Yemen.
10 April 2020 SC/14159 This statement welcomed the Saudi Arabia-led coalition's 8 April announcement of a unilateral ceasefire in support of the UN peace process and the Secretary-General's call for an immediate cessation of hostilities to counter a possible COVID-19 outbreak, and called on the Houthis to make similar commitments without delay.
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
27 September 2019 A/HRC/RES/42/31 This resolution was on technical assistance and capacity-building for Yemen.
26 September 2019 A/HRC/RES/42/2 This resolution renewed the mandate of the Group of International and Regional Eminent Experts on Yemen for one year.
3 September 2019 A/HRC/42.CRP.1* This was a report of the Group of Eminent International and Regional Experts on Yemen setting out its detailed findings that were summarized in a second shorter report dated 9 August 2019.
Selected Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict Documents View All
8 April 2020 S/AC.51/2020/1 These were the Working Group's conclusions on children and armed conflict in Yemen.
9 December 2013 S/AC.51/2013/3 This document contained the Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict conclusions on 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.