Press releases

  • 15 Nov 2023 - The Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen, Hans Grundberg, concluded a visit to Riyadh today. The Special Envoy met with the President of the Yemeni Presidential Leadership Council, Rashad Al Alimi, as well as Aidrous Al Zubaidi, Tareq Saleh and Faraj Al-Bahsani,...
  • 06 Nov 2023 - Amman, 6 November 2023 - The UN Special Envoy for Yemen, Hans Grundberg, visited Iran and met with Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, the Iranian Foreign Minister, and other senior Iranian officials.  They exchanged views on the importance of making progress to advance an agreement on...
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    25 Oct 2023 - The Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen, Hans Grundberg, concluded a visit to London Yesterday, where he engaged in a series of meetings with Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, the Minister of State for the Middle East, North Africa, South Asia, and the United Nations, as...
  • General view of Marib. Photo credit OSESGY

    19 Oct 2023 - A delegation from the Office of the Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen held discussions and consultations with government and military officials, local political and security actors including women, tribal figures, local youth mediators, civil society...
  • 19 Oct 2023 - The Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen, Hans Grundberg, concluded a visit to Riyadh today where he met senior Yemeni, regional, and international officials and diplomats. Discussions focused on next steps to facilitate an agreement on measures to improve living...
  • Photo of the Secretary of State credit to the Department of State and the United Nations.

    11 Oct 2023 - The UN Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen, Hans Grundberg, met with the US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and other senior American officials in Washington DC. They discussed the progress of efforts to advance an agreement between the Yemeni parties on measures...
  • 05 Oct 2023 - The Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen, Hans Grundberg, visited Muscat and met the Omani Foreign Minister, Badr Al Bousaidi, and other senior Omani officials to discuss recent developments and progress in the UN peace mediation efforts in Yemen. Grundberg...
  • 02 Oct 2023 - The Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen, Hans Grundberg, visited Qatar and met the Minister of State for International Cooperation, Lolwah Al Khater, and other Qatari officials to discuss the importance of further consolidating regional and international support to...
  • 26 Sep 2023 - The UN Special Envoy for Yemen, Hans Grundberg, condemned the attack that claimed the lives of two soldiers from Bahrain and injured several others in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He offered his condolences to the Kingdom of Bahrain and his wishes for the speedy recovery of the...
  • 25 Sep 2023 - The Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen, Hans Grundberg, held discussions in Riyadh today with senior Yemeni, regional, and international officials and diplomats.  Grundberg met with the Saudi Ambassador to Yemen, Mohamed Al Jaber, to discuss the progress of...

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