News articles

  • 06 Sep 2017 - Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Mr. Jean-Pierre Lacroix and Under-Secretary-General for Field Support, Mr. Atul Khare, talk to us about sexual exploitation and abuse by our personnel. 
  • 26 Jun 2016 -   Kuwait- The situation in Yemen is of profound concern to me.There is an alarming scarcity of basic food items. The economy is in precarious condition. Whilst the cessation of hostilities is mostly holding, there have been serious violations, causing further casualties and...
  • 16 May 2016 -         Kuwait- The Yemeni-Yemeni Peace Talks in Kuwait are continuing; a number of joint meetings with the Heads of the two delegations were held in the past few days, in addition to extensive parallel meetings of the three committees.   The Political Committee discussed a...
  • 30 Apr 2016 -   Kuwait- The Government of Yemen presented its vision on the security arrangements especially the withdrawal and the handover of weapons. Today, the delegation of Ansarullah and the General People’s Congress (GPC) presented a comprehensive paper setting out the delegation’s...
  • 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.   The...
  • 26 Apr 2016 -
         Kuwait- The UN Special Envoy for Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, welcomed reports that indicate tangible progress...
  • 21 Apr 2016 -   Kuwait- Under the auspices of the United Nations, the Yemeni-Yemeni peace negotiations started today in Kuwait, with the aim of reaching an agreement on a clear way to end the violence and devastation in the country. The opening ceremony was attended by His Highness Sheikh...
  • 15 Dec 2015 - Peace be upon you all. On behalf of the Secretary-General, please allow me to thank you for coming. I would like to welcome you to Switzerland  and I hope that this venue will help us to address the difficult task awaiting us. I would also like to thank the Swiss Government for...