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12 Nov 2015 - The Special Envoy of the Secretary General for Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, voices sadness at the death of Dr. Abdel Karim Al-Iryani who died today in a hospital in Frankfurt.
Dr. Al-Iryani served previously as Yemen’s Prime Minister and had played a key role in Yemen’s...
31 Oct 2015 -
Thank you for this opportunity to update the Council on the latest developments in Yemen and challenges facing efforts to ensure the country’s return to peace and stability.
What Yemen is witnessing today contravenes the commitments made by the parties to the...
27 Oct 2015 - The Secretary-General condemns the airstrikes by the Saudi-led Coalition that hit the Hayadeen Medical Hospital, run by Médecins Sans Frontières with support from UNICEF and the World Health Organization in Sa’dah governorate. The strikes reportedly resulted in injuries to...
15 Oct 2015 - Mr. President.
Thank you for this opportunity to brief the Council on the latest developments in Yemen.
Yemen is ablaze and the Yemeni population is in a catastrophic situation. The country is bleeding and its cities collapsing. Yemen’s citizens are deprived of the most basic...
01 Jul 2015 - New York
The Secretary-General repeats his call for an immediate end to the fighting in Yemen to help stem the unfolding humanitarian catastrophe in the country.
He calls on the parties to agree, at the very minimum, on an immediate pause in hostilities until the end of the...
18 Jun 2015 - Geneva
The Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, strongly condemns the series of terrorist attacks on 17 June in Sana’a, including the bombing of three mosques, which have resulted in scores of deaths and casualties. He extends his deepest...
13 Jun 2015 - Geneva
The United Nations Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, announces the start of preliminary inclusive consultations being organised under the auspices of the United Nations in Geneva on 15 June 2015, which will bring together Yemeni...