UN Documents for Yemen

Selected Security Council Resolutions View All
25 February 2021 S/RES/2564 This resolution renewed the Yemen sanctions regime for one year, condemned the ongoing escalation in Marib and stressed the Houthis' responsibility for the situation of the FSO Safer.
14 July 2020 S/RES/2534 This renewed the mandate of the UN Mission to support the Hodeidah Agreement until 15 July 2021.
25 February 2020 S/RES/2511 This resolution renewed the Yemen sanctions regime for one year.
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
22 January 2021 S/2021/79 This was the final report of the Yemen Panel of Experts.
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.
Selected Security Council Letters View All
17 March 2021 S/2021/264 This was the summary of the IEG’s 2 March 2021 meeting on Yemen.
23 November 2020 S/2020/1135 This was a letter from Saudi Arabia on the 22 November Houthi attack on an oil distribution station in Jeddah.
23 September 2020 S/2020/940 This was a letter from Saudi Arabia on the hazardous situation of the FSO Safer oil tanker.
Selected Security Council Meeting Records View All
15 September 2020 S/PV.8757 This was a briefing on Yemen.
28 July 2020 S/PV.8753 This was a briefing on Yemen with Special Envoy Martin Griffiths, USG for Humanitarian Mark Lowcock and Yemeni civil society representatives Wafa`a Alsaidy, General Coordinator for Yemen of Médecins du Monde, and Raja Abdullah Ahmed Almasabi of the Arab Human Rights Foundation.
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.
Selected Security Council Press Statements View All
18 March 2021 SC/14471 This press statement stressed the need for a de-escalation by all, including an immediate end to the Houthi escalation in Marib.
13 December 2020 SC/14384 This press statement called for the implementation of the Riyadh Agreement and for Yemen’s parties to meet urgently to bridge differences on the joint declaration, and expressed alarm at the new IPC assessment, among other points, about the humanitarian situation.
16 October 2020 SC/14329 This press statement, among other points, urged the Yemeni parties to urgently endorse the UN-facilitated Joint Declaration proposals without delay, condemned military escalations in Marib and Hodeidah governorates and expressed deep concern that famine is a realistic prospect.
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
29 September 2020 A/HRC/45/CRP.7 This was the conference room paper containing the detailed findings of the Group of Eminent International and Regional Experts on Yemen from its report A/HRC/45/6.
28 September 2020 A/HRC/45/6 This was a report of the Group of Eminent International and Regional Experts on Yemen, which recommended that the UN Security Council refer the situation in Yemen to the International Criminal Court.
2 September 2020 A/HRC/45/57 This was the report of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on the implementation of technical assistance provided to the National Commission of Inquiry to investigate allegations of violations and abuses committed by all parties to the conflict in Yemen.
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.