Press releases

  • 21 Oct 2021 - 20 October 2021 - The members of the Security Council expressed their unwavering support for UN Special Envoy Hans Grundberg. They reiterated their expectation that the parties meet with him and with each other under UN auspices, in good faith and without preconditions.   
  • Photo: Abdel Rahman Alzorgan/OSESGY

    14 Oct 2021 - Thank you, Mr. President.
  • Credit: Wessam Mohsen

    06 Oct 2021 - Amman, 6 October 2021 - The Special Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General for Yemen, Hans Grundberg, concluded his first visit to Yemen today, Wednesday, after conducting extensive meetings in Aden.
  • @OSESGY/Sara Sadik

    05 Oct 2021 - Amman, 5 October 2021 – The United Nations Special Envoy for Yemen Hans Grundberg concluded today a three-day visit to Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Mr. Grundberg met with Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs, Faisal bin Farhan, Saudi ambassador to Yemen Mohamed Al Jaber and other senior Saudi officials. He also met with Yemeni Vice President Ali Mohsen and senior Yemeni officials.
  • Photo: Foreign Ministry of Oman

    21 Sep 2021 - Amman, 21 September 2021 - The UN Special Envoy for Yemen, Hans Grundberg, concluded today a visit to Muscat, Oman where he met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Sultanate of Oman, Badr Albusaidi and other senior Omani officials. He also met with Ansar Allah’s chief negotiator, Mohammed Abdel Salam.
  • 19 Sep 2021 - The Secretary-General deeply regrets that the Houthi movement (who also call themselves Ansar Allah) yesterday carried out executions of nine individuals, one of whom was reportedly a minor at time of detention, and strongly condemns these actions which are a result of judicial proceedings that do not appear to have fulfilled the requirements of fair trial and due process under international law. 
  • @UN/Loey Felipe

    17 Sep 2021 - Amman, 17 September 2021 - The United Nations Special Envoy for Yemen Hans Grundberg concluded today his visit to Riyadh, where he met with President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi, Vice-President Ali Mohsen, Speaker of the Parliament Sultan al Barakani, Prime Minister Maeen Abdul Malik and Foreign Minister Ahmed bin Mubarak.
  • @UN/Loey Felipe

    15 Sep 2021 - Amman, 15 September 2021 - The Special Envoy of the UN Secretary-General for Yemen Hans Grundberg has arrived today in Riyadh where he is scheduled to meet with senior Yemeni and Saudi officials and diplomats.
  • Photo: Abdel Rahman Alzorgan/OSESGY

    10 Sep 2021 - Spokesperson: We are delighted to be joined by our newly appointed Envoy for Yemen, Hans Grundberg who just briefed the Council. He’ll have a few words and then take a few questions. Please. UN Special Envoy: Good morning everyone,
  • Photo: Abdel Rahman Alzorgan/OSESGY

    10 Sep 2021 - Thank you. Madame President, I am honored to have been appointed the Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Yemen, a position I started four days ago. I appreciate the expressions of support from Yemenis and the international community, including Council members. And I am also grateful for the previous Special Envoys who have exerted considerable efforts towards ending the conflict.