Security Council Resolutions

Under the United Nations Charter, the Security Council has primary responsibility for maintaining international peace and security. All members of the United Nations agree to accept and carry out decisions of the Security Council. You can read and download recent Security Council resolutions on Yemen below:

  • Resolution 2564, 25 February 2021, strongly condemning the ongoing escalation in Marib, renewing the ban on destabilizing actors in Yemen, and extending the mandate of Sanctions Committee Expert Panel to 28 Mar 2022.
  • Resolution 2534, 14 July 2020, Extending until 15 July 2021 the mandate of the United Nations Mission to support the Hodeidah Agreement (UNMHA)
  • Resolution 2511, 25 February 2020, renewing the sanctions against Yemen imposed by Security Council resolution 2140 (2014) until 26 Feb. 2021 and extension of the mandate of the Panel of Experts until 28 Mar. 2021
  • Resolution 2505, 13 January 2020, Extending until 15 July 2020 the mandate of the United Nations Mission to support the Hodeidah Agreement (UNMHA)
  • Resolution 2481, 15 July 2019, Extending until 15 January 2020 the mandate of the United Nations Mission to support the Hodeidah Agreement (UNMHA)
  • Resolution 2452, 16 January 2019, establishing a Special Political Mission to support Hodeidah Agreement in Yemen
  • Resolution 2451, 21 December 2018,  endorsed the Stockholm agreement, called on all parties to fully respect the ceasefire in Hudaydah, and authorized the Secretary-General to establish and deploy, for an initial period of 30 days, an advance monitoring team on the ground, to support and facilitate the immediate implementation of the Stockhom agreement. 
  • Resolution 2402, 26 February 2018, unanimously renewing a travel ban, assets freeze and arms embargo against those threatening peace and security in Yemen
  • Resolution 2342, 23 February 2017, renewing until 26 february 2018a targeted arms embargo, travel ban and assets freeze against individuals and entities designated by the Committee established pursuant to resolution 2140 (2014) on Yemen
  • Resolution 2266, 24 February 2016,  extending the asset freeze and travel ban imposed by resolution 2140 (2015) to help stem the crisis in Yemen, which is threatening the country’s ongoing political transition 
  • Resolution 2216, 14 April 2015, demanding that all Yemeni parties fully implement resolution 2201 (2015), imposing an arms embargo on selected individuals, and requesting that the Secretary-General intensify his good offices role in order to enable the resumption of the political process
  • Resolution 2204, 24 February 2015, extending the mandate of the Sanctions Panel of Experts to March 2016
  • Resolution 2201, 15 February 2015, deploring the unilateral actions taken by the Houthis to dissolve parliament and take over Yemen’s government institutions, expressing grave concern over reports of the use of child soldiers, and urging all parties to continue the transition
  • Resolution 2140, 26 February 2014, supporting the implementation of the National Dialogue outcomes, reaffirming the need for the full and timely implementation of the political transition, and establishing a sanctions regime under Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter
  • Resolution 2051, 12 June 2012, reaffirming the need for the full and timely implementation of the Transition Agreement and signaling potential sanctions;
  • Resolution 2014, 21 October 2011, calling for implementation of a political settlement based upon the GCC Initiative and requesting the Secretary-General to continue his good offices.