08 Nov 2019 - The UN special envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths met yesterday in Riyadh with H.R.H. Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Mr. Griffiths congratulated the Crown Prince for his leadership in successfully mediating the Riyadh Agreement between the Government of Yemen and the Southern Transitional Council.
06 Nov 2019 - A diverse group of twenty Yemeni women peace leaders from across Yemen and the diaspora convened for a two-day meeting in Amman on 29 and 30 October 2019. The meeting organized by the Office of the Special Envoy for Yemen (OSESGY) aimed at consulting and gathering Yemeni women‘s perspectives on political and security arrangements, as well as on the agenda for the transition in Yemen.
05 Nov 2019 - I congratulate the Government of Yemen and the Southern Transitional Council on reaching an agreement on the way forward.
The signing of this agreement is an important step for our collective efforts to advance a peaceful settlement to the conflict in Yemen. Listening to southern stakeholders is important to the political efforts to achieve peace in the country.
25 Oct 2019 - The Special Envoy of the UN Secretary-General for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, met with the Deputy Minister of Defense Prince Khalid bin Salman in Riyadh yesterday. They discussed ways to support the political process in Yemen as well as efforts towards the implementation of the Stockholm Agreement.
01 Oct 2019 - The Special Envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, has just arrived in Sana’a for a two-day visit.
He commended once again yesterday's unilateral release of detainees by Ansar Allah.
“Such initiatives help create a conducive environment and build confidence for the resumption of the peace process”, Mr. Griffiths said.
30 Sep 2019 - Amman, 30 September 2019 - The Special Envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, welcomes the initiative by Ansar Allah to unilaterally release detainees. He calls on all parties to ensure the safe return of the released detainees to their homes.
“I hope this step will lead to further initiatives that will facilitate the exchange of all the conflict-related detainees as per the Stockholm Agreement” Mr. Griffiths added.
25 Sep 2019 - Amman, 25 September 2019 - The Special Envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths is saddened by the recent military activity that claimed once again the lives of scores of civilians, including children. “This is yet another heartbreaking event. ” Mr. Griffiths said.
21 Sep 2019 - 21 September 2019, New York - The Special Envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, welcomes the initiative announced by Ansar Allah on 20 September, on the cessation of hostile military acts against the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He also welcomes the expression of further openness towards the implementation of the Prisoner Exchange Agreement and the desire for a political solution to end the conflict.