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
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.
25 January 2019 SC/13679 This was a press release on the 18 January meeting of the 2140 Committee to consider the Yemen Panel of Expert’s final report.
Selected Security Council Letters View All
16 March 2020 S/2020/207 This was a letter from Yemen on the suspension of its participation in the Redeployment Coordination Committee overseeing the Hodeidah agreement.
11 March 2020 S/2020/200 This was a letter from Djibouti, Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, the Sudan and Yemen on the risks posed by the SAFER oil tanker.
20 January 2020 S/2020/51 This was from the Yemeni government on the 18 January missile attack against the Al-Istikbal Base that killed more than 100 people.
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
30 January 2020 SC/14094 This press statement called for an immediate cessation of the hostilities that had broken out since mid-January in northern Yemen.
6 November 2019 SC/14017 This statement welcomed the signing of the Riyadh Agreement between the Yemeni government and the Southern Transitional Council.
10 June 2019 SC/13834 This statement underlined Council members’ full support for the Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths.
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
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.