Yemen

  • January 2012

    Yemen

    Monthly Forecast

    The Council is expecting in January a briefing on the situation in Yemen by the Secretary-General's Special Adviser, Jamal Benomar.

  • On Monday morning (28 November), Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on Yemen Jamal Benomar is scheduled to brief Council members in consultations on Yemen. The anticipated briefing by Benomar comes after Yemen’s President Ali Abdullah Saleh signed the Gulf Cooperation...

  • November 2011

    Yemen

    Monthly Forecast

    The Council is expecting a briefing by Jamal Benomar, Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on Yemen. The briefing is required by resolution 2014 adopted on 21 October.

  • 21 October 2011

    Vote on a Yemen Resolution

    What's in Blue

    It seems the Council will vote on a draft resolution on Yemen this afternoon (21 October). The draft was put in blue last night (20 October) after two sessions of negotiations earlier this week. The draft resolution’s key elements focus...

  • 19 October 2011

    Yemen Resolution Negotiations

    What's in Blue

    It seems that this afternoon (Wednesday, 19 October) Council members will begin discussing at expert level a draft resolution on Yemen. The draft text was circulated by the UK yesterday to all 15 Council members. Apparently the P5 have had...

  • 10 October 2011

    DPA Briefing on Abyei and Yemen

    What's in Blue

    It seems that Council members will receive a briefing tomorrow (Tuesday, 11 October) in closed consultations on the situation in Abyei and Yemen. It appears that the Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Hervé Ladsous will brief on Abyei and Jamal Benomar,...

  • 15 September 2011

    Monthly DPA Briefing

    What's in Blue

    Today Council members will have their monthly briefing on emerging issues by the Department of Political Affairs head, B. Lynn Pascoe. It seems the briefing will focus largely on Yemen and Iraq. It is possible that other issues, particularly related...

  • 5 August 2011

    Briefing on Yemen

    What's in Blue

    Next Tuesday (9 August) Council members will be briefed by Jamal Benomar, Special Advisor on Yemen. Benomar, who has been in Yemen for the last two weeks, is expected to focus his briefing on the GCC mediation efforts and on...

  • 16 May 2011

    DPA Briefing on Emerging Issues

    What's in Blue

    Tomorrow afternoon B. Lynn Pascoe, head of the Department of Political Affairs (DPA), will brief the Council for the second time this month on a number of issues. It seems that tomorrow’s briefing is likely to include Yemen, Libya, Syria,...

  • 21 April 2011

    Insights on Yemen

    What's in Blue

    On Wednesday, 20 April Council members were briefed by Gamal bin Omer, the UN envoy to Yemen. Bin Omar visited Yemen last week where he met President Ali Abdullah Saleh . Germany and Lebanon proposed a presidential statement where Council...

  • 19 April 2011

    Insights on Yemen

    What's in Blue

    This afternoon (Tuesday,19 April) the Council will be briefed on Yemen by a senior official from the Department of Political Affairs’ Middle East and North Africa section. It appears that Germany requested the briefing yesterday following the monthly briefing to...