09 Oct 2016 -
The Secretary-General condemns the attack on an event hall in Sana’a where hundreds of people were gathered for a funeral ceremony. Initial reports indicate that the attack, said to have been airstrikes by the Coalition, killed over 140 people and injured hundreds of others. The Secretary-General expresses his sincere condolences and sympathies to the families of the victims and wishes a speedy recovery to those injured.
23 Sep 2016 -
The Secretary-General condemns the multiple airstrikes by the Saudi Arabia-led coalition on 21 September in the Red Sea port city of Hudaydah, Yemen, which killed and injured dozens of people, including children and women. The Secretary-General expresses his sincere condolences and sympathies to the families of the victims and wishes a speedy recovery to those injured.
26 Apr 2016 -
Kuwait- The Special Envoy of the UN Secretary-General welcomes the statement by the President of the Security Council, which reaffirms full commitment to UNSCR 2216, other relevant Security Council decisions, the GCC Initiative and the National Dialogue outcomes.
11 Apr 2016 -
The United Nations Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed welcomes the start of cessation of hostilities that began at midnight, 10 April 2016. He urges all parties to work to ensure that the cessation of hostilities is fully respected, and creates a conducive environment for the peace talks scheduled to resume in Kuwait on 18 April.
05 Apr 2016 - The United Nations Secretary General Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed concluded a two-day visit to Brussels where he met with senior officials from the European Union and the government of Belgium.
The Special Envoy held in-depth discussions on the political, humanitarian and economic situation in Yemen with Ms. Federica MOGHERINI, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission.
01 Apr 2016 - Preparations are currently underway for Yemeni-Yemeni peace talks, to be held under the auspices of the United Nations in Kuwait starting 18 April. The talks aim to reach a comprehensive agreement, which will end the war and allow the resumption of inclusive political dialogue in line with UN Security Council resolution 2216 (2015) and other relevant UNSC resolutions