Press releases

  • Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, the Secretary General's Special Envoy for Yemen, briefs the Security Council
    UN Photo/Cia Pak

    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...
  • 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...
  • 26 Jan 2017 -     Mr. President, Thank you very much for the opportunity to brief this Council on the latest developments in the Yemeni peace process. The last several months have seen a dangerous escalation of military activities with tragic consequences for the Yemeni people. Armed...
  • 23 Jan 2017 -     Sana'a- The Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed concluded today a two-day visit to Sana'a where he met with representatives from Ansar Allah and General People's Congress. The meetings focused on the full and comprehensive political settlement of the crisis,...

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