UN Documents for Yemen

Selected Security Council Resolutions View All
21 December 2018 S/RES/2451 This resolution endorsed the agreements reached by the parties during the consultations held in Sweden, and authorised the Secretary-General to establish and deploy, for an initial period of 30 days an advance team to begin monitoring and facilitate implementation of the Stockholm Agreement.
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.
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
7 January 2019 S/2019/11 This was a Secretary-General's report on progress regarding the implementation of resolution 2451.
28 December 2018 S/2018/1173 This was a Secretary-General's report on the implementation of resolution 2451.
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.
Selected Sanctions Committee Documents View All
17 December 2018 S/2018/1125 This was the report of the 2140 Yemen Sanctions Committee.
11 October 2018 SC/13536 The 2140 Yemen Sanctions Committee issued a press release that condemned attacks on commercial vessels described in the 9 July case-study of the Yemen Panel of Expert as perpetrated by the Houthis.
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
Selected Security Council Letters View All
17 December 2018 S/2018/1121 This was a letter from the government of Yemen outlining its positions for a forthcoming Security Council resolution or product following the consultations in Sweden.
20 November 2018 S/2018/1039 This was from the government of Yemen, objecting to the UK draft resolution that it said undermined resolution 2216 and would negatively impact upcoming consultations in Sweden.
14 September 2018 S/2018/847 This was a letter from the UAE to the Council.
Selected Security Council Meeting Records View All
14 December 2018 S/PV.8424 The Council was briefed by the Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths (via VTC from Amman), and Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Mark Lowcock.
16 November 2018 S/PV.8404 This was a briefing by UN Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths on the situation in the Middle East. Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Mark Lowcock, World Food Programme Executive Director David Beasley and Civil society representative, Rasha Jarhum also briefed the Council.
23 October 2018 S/PV.8379 Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Mark Lowcock briefed the Security Council on the humanitarian crisis in Yemen focusing on the rising threat of famine that has the potential to affect up to 14 million people, according to the latest UN estimates.
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 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.