Press releases

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    26 Oct 2017 - Amman, 25 October 2017 - The United Nations Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed concluded today a four-day visit to Riyadh where he met with Senior Yemeni and Saudi officials.
  • Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, the Secretary General's Special Envoy for Yemen, briefs the Security Council
    UN Photo/Cia Pak

    10 Oct 2017 - Mr. President, The parties to the conflict in Yemen are pursuing a futile and cruel military conflict, which is eroding the path to peace. At the same time, the people of Yemen are suffering from an entirely man-made humanitarian catastrophe. Clashes and exchanges of heavy fire have continued on all major frontlines, including Taiz, Marib, al-Jawf, al Bayda, Hajjah and Sa’adah governorates, and the Saudi-Yemen border areas.
  • 19 Aug 2017 - Amman, Jordan                                                                                                                          Mr. President,   Yemen today continues to traverse a critical and agonizing period as civilians pay a terrible price of an unending power struggle. Those who survive the fighting face death by famine or disease as the economic situation continues to deteriorate and the humanitarian conditions worsens.
  • 20 Jul 2017 -   Cairo - The UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy to Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, concluded a visit to Cairo today, where he met with Egyptian, Yemeni and regional figures.
  • 24 May 2017 - Sana’a - The United Nations Special Envoy to Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed concluded today a three-day visit to Sana’a where he met with political leaders from Ansar’Allah and the General People’s Congress and Representatives of other political parties.
  • 29 Mar 2017 -    The United Nations Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed briefed the Security Council members today on the situation in Yemen and the efforts to continue negotiations on the peace process at a closed-door meeting.  
  • 17 Mar 2017 - Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed Concludes Consultations with Senior Officials in Europe, Calls for Renewed Political and Humanitarian Efforts to End Conflict and Alleviate Suffering in Yemen.
  • 30 Jan 2017 -     New-York- The United Nations Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed condemns in the strongest terms the attack on the De-escalation and Coordination Committee building in Dhahran Al-Janoub.
  • 23 Jan 2017 -  
  • 16 Jan 2017 -    Aden- The UN Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed arrived to Aden today for meetings with President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi, Prime Minister Ahmed bin Daghr and Foreign Minister Abdel Malik Mekhlafi. The Special Envoy’s visit to Aden comes after a week of meetings with senior officials from the Governments of Saudi Arabia, Oman and Qatar in Riyadh, Muscat and Doha.

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