Press releases

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    26 Oct 2017 - Amman, 25 October 2017 - The United Nations Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed concluded today a four-day visit to Riyadh where he met with Senior Yemeni and Saudi officials. The Envoy met with President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi and Foreign Minister Abdel-Malek Al-...
  • Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, the Secretary General's Special Envoy for Yemen, briefs the Security Council
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    10 Oct 2017 - Mr. President, The parties to the conflict in Yemen are pursuing a futile and cruel military conflict, which is eroding the path to peace. At the same time, the people of Yemen are suffering from an entirely man-made humanitarian catastrophe. Clashes and exchanges of heavy fire...
  • 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. 
  • 19 Aug 2017 - Amman, Jordan                                                                                                                          Mr. President,   Yemen today continues to traverse a critical and agonizing period as civilians pay a terrible price of an unending power...
  • 20 Jul 2017 -   Cairo - The UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy to Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, concluded a visit to Cairo today, where he met with Egyptian, Yemeni and regional figures. The visit included a consultative meeting with the Secretary General of the League of Arab States,...
  • 12 Jul 2017 - Mr. President,   The situation in Yemen remains extremely grave. The intensity of the conflict increases day after day and the tragic humanitarian situation continues to worsen.   For a third successive year, Yemenis have seen the Holy month of Ramadan transformed from a month...
  • 24 May 2017 - Sana’a - The United Nations Special Envoy to Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed concluded today a three-day visit to Sana’a where he met with political leaders from Ansar’Allah and the General People’s Congress and Representatives of other political parties. The talks focused on...
  • 29 Mar 2017 -    The United Nations Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed briefed the Security Council members today on the situation in Yemen and the efforts to continue negotiations on the peace process at a closed-door meeting.   The Special Envoy expressed his deep concern...
  • 17 Mar 2017 - Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed Concludes Consultations with Senior Officials in Europe, Calls for Renewed Political and Humanitarian Efforts to End Conflict and Alleviate Suffering in Yemen. New-York --The United Nations Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen, Ismail Ould...
  • 30 Jan 2017 -     New-York- The United Nations Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed condemns in the strongest terms the attack on the De-escalation and Coordination Committee building in Dhahran Al-Janoub. “It is especially tragic that this attack took place at a point in time...

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