Yemen

  • Tomorrow (14 July), the Security Council is scheduled to vote on a draft resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Mission to support the Hodeidah Agreement (UNMHA) for another year, until 15 July 2022. Following the vote, Council members will...

  • July 2021

    Yemen

    Monthly Forecast

    In July, the Security Council will hold its monthly briefing on Yemen, followed by consultations. It is also expected to renew the mandate of the UN Mission to Support the Hodeidah Agreement (UNMHA), which expires on 15 July.

  • 14 June 2021

    Yemen: Briefing and Consultations

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    Tomorrow (15 June), the Security Council will hold its monthly briefing, followed by closed consultations, on Yemen. Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths and Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Mark Lowcock are expected to brief. (Griffiths and Lowcock are likely to...

  • Tomorrow (3 June) afternoon, the Security Council will convene in person for a briefing, followed by closed consultations, on Yemen. The meeting will focus on the FSO Safer—the oil tanker moored off the coast of Hodeidah governorate in the Red...

  • June 2021

    Yemen

    Monthly Forecast

    In June, the Security Council will hold its monthly briefing on Yemen, followed by consultations. Also during the month, the Secretariat is expected to submit to the Council a review of the UN Mission to support the Hodeidah Agreement (UNMHA) as requested in resolution 2534. The mandate of UNMHA expires on 15 July.

  • 11 May 2021

    Yemen: VTC Briefing and Consultations

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    Tomorrow (12 May), Security Council members will hold their monthly briefing and consultations on Yemen via videoconference (VTC). Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths and Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Mark Lowcock are expected to brief. General Abhijit Guha, who heads...

  • May 2021

    Yemen

    Monthly Forecast

    In May, the Security Council will hold its monthly briefing on Yemen, followed by consultations. Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths and an OCHA representative will brief. General Abhijit Guha, who heads the UN Mission to support the Hodeidah Agreement (UNMHA), may brief during consultations. The mandate of UNMHA expires on 15 July 2021.

  • April 2021

    Yemen

    Monthly Forecast

    In April, the Security Council is expected to hold its monthly briefing, followed by consultations, on Yemen with Special Envoy Martin Griffiths, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Mark Lowcock, and General Abhijit Guha, who heads the UN Mission to support the Hodeidah Agreement (UNMHA).

  • Tomorrow (16 March), Security Council members will hold their monthly briefing and consultations on Yemen via videoconference (VTC). Special Envoy Martin Griffiths and Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Mark Lowcock are expected to brief. Also briefing will be Nirvana Shawky, the...

  • March 2021

    Yemen

    Monthly Forecast

    In March, the Security Council is expected to hold its monthly briefing on Yemen with Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Mark Lowcock, and General Abhijit Guha, who heads the UN Mission to support the Hodeidah Agreement.

  • 25 February 2021

    Security Council Resolution on Yemen*

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    This afternoon (25 February), the Security Council is expected to announce the voting results of a resolution to renew the Yemen financial and travel ban sanctions, and the mandate of the Yemen Panel of Experts. (The targeted arms embargo established...

  • 17 February 2021

    Yemen: Briefing and Consultations

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    Tomorrow (18 February), Security Council members will hold their monthly meeting on Yemen through videoconference. UN Special Envoy Martin Griffiths, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Mark Lowcock, and the chair of the 2140 Yemen Sanctions Committee, Ambassador I. Rhonda King (Saint...

  • February 2021

    Yemen

    Monthly Forecast

    In February, the Security Council is expected to adopt a resolution renewing Yemen financial and travel ban sanctions, which expire on 26 February, and the mandate of the Yemen Panel of Experts, which expires on 28 March. (The targeted arms embargo established by resolution 2216 in April 2015 against the Houthi rebel group is open-ended.) The Council will also hold its monthly briefing on Yemen with Special Envoy Martin Griffiths, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Mark Lowcock, and General Abhijit Guha, the head of the UN Mission to support the Hodeidah Agreement (UNMHA). The chair of the 2140 Yemen Sanctions Committee, Ambassador I. Rhonda King (Saint Vincent and the Grenadines), is also expected to brief.

  • Tomorrow (14 January), Security Council members will hold a videoconference (VTC) briefing, followed by closed VTC consultations, on Yemen. Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths will brief, providing his regular monthly update on mediation efforts to broker a nationwide ceasefire...

  • January 2021

    Yemen

    Monthly Forecast

    In January, the Council is expected to hold its monthly briefing on Yemen with Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Mark Lowcock, and General Abhijit Guha, who heads the UN Mission to support the Hodeidah Agreement. In addition, the 2140 Yemen Sanctions Committee’s Panel of Experts is expected to submit its final report to the committee.