UN Documents for Yemen: Security Council Press Statements

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16 April 2021 SC/14497 This press statement called on the Houthis to end their escalation in Marib and condemned the cross-border attacks against Saudi Arabia.
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.
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.
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.
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.
4 February 2019 SC/13690 Council members issued a press statement stressing the critical importance of the parties’ fulfilling their commitments made in Sweden.
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.