Briefings to the Security Council

 
 

UN Special Envoy for Yemen, Hans Grundberg briefed the UN Security Council. He highlighted what has been achieved in the three and a half months of the truce while he also pointed to the obstacles faced in implementation and efforts to overcome them. Mr.

11 Jul 2022

The UN Special Envoy for Yemen, Hans Grundberg briefed today the UN Security Council on the latest developments in Yemen. Two and a half months into the truce, Mr. Grundberg took stock of the status of implementation of the truce, highlighted challenges and delineated the way forward.

14 Jun 2022
May 2022

Closed session

17 May 2022

In his briefing to the Security Council today, UN Special Envoy Hans Grundberg noted that since the start of the truce, there has been a significant reduction in violence and civilian casualties and no confirmed airstrikes inside Yemen or cross-border attacks emanating

18 Apr 2022

UN Special Envoy for Yemen Hans Grundberg briefed the Security Council, noting that “Yemenis have been denied the possibility of living in peace for too many years,” stressing that “military approach is not going to produce a sustainable solution” as years of fighting in Yemen have only “destroye

15 Mar 2022

The UN Special Envoy for Yemen Hans Grundberg briefed the Security Council on the latest developments in Yemen, including efforts towards de-escalation and his plan to make progress towards an inclusive political settlement

15 Feb 2022

Madame President, 2022 is starting on a challenging note. The military escalation I described in this Council last month has accelerated as the parties are doubling down on military options.

12 Jan 2022

The UN Special Envoy for Yemen, Hans Grundberg, briefed the Security Council today about his recent consultations, the developments in Yemen, and his vision for a sustainable solution and an inclusive Yemeni political process.

16 Dec 2021
Nov 2021

Closed session

11 Nov 2021

The Special Envoy briefed the Council on his first visit to Aden and called on all parties to immediately de-escalate hostilities all around the country.

14 Oct 2021

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.

05 Oct 2021

It is imperative to resume an inclusive, Yemeni-led political process to reach a negotiated solution to the conflict.

05 Oct 2021
July 2021

Closed session

05 Oct 2021

In the Security Council's session on Yemen today, Martin Griffiths briefed the Council for the last time in his capacity as the Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen as he prepares to assume his new role as the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergen

04 Jul 2021

In his briefing to the Security Council, the UN Special Envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths stressed that the continued assault on Marib by Ansar Allah continues to disrupt peace efforts and and urged the parties to take the opportunity that is on the table now to conclude negotiations.

12 May 2021

Martin Griffiths, the UN Special Envoy highlights his visits to a number of member states in his efforts to secure agreeemnt on his 4-point plan while stressing the continuous suffering of Yemenis amidst a Covid19 spike

15 Apr 2021

In his briefing to the UN Security Council, the Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths briefed about the detiriorating situation in Yemen due to the latest escalations and the threat of famine.

17 Mar 2021

The Special Envoy condemed escalation in Marib and expressed his concern over the deteriorating situation on the ground and highlighted the renewed international momentum behind finding a peaceful resolution to the conflict in Yemen.

18 Feb 2021

The Special Envoy condemned the attack against the newly formed government in Aden Airport and expressed his concern about the impact of the decision from the US to designate Ansar Allah as a Foreign Terrorist Organization.

14 Jan 2021
Dec 2020

Clossed session

22 Dec 2020

In his briefing to the UN Security Council today, the Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths briefed about developments regarding the Joint Declaration and further plans to mediate future prisoners releases.

11 Nov 2020

In his briefing to the UN Security Council today, the Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths described the release of over 1000 detainees as an 'airlift of hope', in what could be the largest such operation of this kind in the history of the conflict in Yemen.

18 Oct 2020

Martin Griffiths, the UN Special Envoy for Yemen, briefed the Security Council about the progress on the joint declaration, military situation, and called for restart the political process while putting the guns aside.

15 Sep 2020
August 2020

Closed session

18 Aug 2020

Martin Griffiths, the UN Special Envoy for Yemen, briefed the Security Council about the situation in the country and the progress of the ongoing negotiations on a Joint Declaration that aims to reach agreements about a nationwide ceasefire, humanitarian and economic measures and the resumption o

29 Jul 2020
June 2020

Closed session

24 Jun 2020

The Special Envoy pointed to the Security Council that the parties engaged constructively and that negotiations benefited from concerted regional and international diplomatic support. “However the people of Yemen are right to be frustrated about the slow pace.

15 May 2020

UN Special Envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, reported to the Council the progress of the ongoing negotiations with the parties to the conflict around UN proposals

16 Apr 2020

The UN Special Envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths warned that Yemen is at “critical juncture” and that the parties “will either lead the country toward a de-escalation and resumption of the political process, or toward greater violence and suffering that will make the path to th

12 Apr 2020

The UN envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths briefed the Security Council on the dire military situation in

18 Feb 2020

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