UN Documents for Yemen

Selected Security Council Resolutions View All
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.
26 February 2019 S/RES/2456 This resolution extended for an additional year the Yemen financial and travel ban sanctions, reaffirmed the provisions of the targeted arms embargo, and renewed the mandate of the committee’s Panel of Experts.
16 January 2019 S/RES/2452 This established the UN Mission to support the Hodeidah Agreement (UNMHA) for an initial period of six months.
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
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.
17 December 2018 S/2018/1125 This was the report of the 2140 Yemen Sanctions Committee.
Selected Security Council Letters View All
3 September 2019 S/2019/706 In this letter, the UAE informed the Council that it conducted airstrikes on 28 and 29 August against “terrorist elements” that threatened coalition forces in Aden.
29 August 2019 S/2019/698 This letter from the Yemeni government was on the UAE's air strikes against government forces and support for militias outside the government's control.
23 August 2019 S/2019/678 This was a letter from the UAE rejecting the claims made by the Permanent Representative of Yemen at the Council's 20 August briefing.
Selected Security Council Meeting Records View All
20 August 2019 S/PV.8598 This was a briefing on Yemen by Special Envoy Martin Griffiths, and the Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Ursula Mueller
18 July 2019 S/PV.8578 This was a briefing on Yemen by Special Envoy Martin Griffiths, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Mark Lowcock, and Executive Director of the World Food Programme David Beasley
17 June 2019 S/PV.8551 This was a briefing on Yemen by Special Envoy Martin Griffiths, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Mark Lowcock, and Executive Director of the World Food Programme David Beasley
Selected Security Council Press Statements View All
10 June 2019 SC/13834 This statement underlined Council members’ full support for the Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths.
17 April 2019 SC/13785 This statement expressed grave concern that the agreements reached in Stockholm have not yet been implemented.
22 February 2019 SC/13713 This press statement called for the immediate implementation of the Phase 1 redeployment of forces from the Hodeidah agreement.
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
9 August 2019 A/HRC/42/17 This was the report of the Group of Eminent International and Regional Experts as submitted to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
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.
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.