Political Facilitation

Yemen Peace Talks, Geneva, December 2015

Yemen Peace Talks, Geneva, December 2015. UN Photo

Special Envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed is seeking to facilitate a return to the political dialogue since his appointment in April 2015. He has consulted extensively with the Yemeni Government, political groupings the GCC and states in the region, within a mandate of independence, impartiality, transparency, objectivity and integrity, in order to achieve peace, security and development. He has travelled to Yemen and across the region and has held consultations with President Hadi and his government, Ansar Allah (Houthis), members of the UN Security Council, and countries across the region.