Special Envoy Statements

  • @OSESGY

    31 Mar 2020 - Amman, 31 March 2020 - The UN Special Envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, met with the Yemeni women’s Technical Advisory Group (TAG) today in a video conference over the internet. TAG is a network of Yemeni women formed in 2018 by the Office of the Special Envoy of the Secretary...
  • @OSESGY

    29 Mar 2020 - Amman, 29 March 2020 - The UN Special Envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, is alarmed by the continuation and escalation of ground and aerial military activities in Yemen, in particular in and around Ma’rib governorate and the attacks against the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia claimed...
  • @OSESGY

    26 Mar 2020 - Amman, 26 March 2020 - I was heartened to see the positive responses to the Secretary-General's call for a ceasefire from both the Government of Yemen and Ansar Allah. I expect the parties to adhere to their words and put the interest of the Yemeni people above all. Over the...
  • @OSESGY

    19 Mar 2020 -   Amman, 19 March 2020 - The UN Special Envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, is following with alarm the continuous military campaign in Al Jawf and Marib and the tragic toll it is taking on the lives of civilians and the prospects of peace.    “At a time...
  • @UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré

    12 Mar 2020 - Thank you very much indeed, Mr. President for giving me the opportunity to brief this Council. Mr. President, the last time I did so, I warned that the military situation in Yemen was growing increasingly dire. Today, I see the country at a critical juncture. The parties to the...
  • @OSESGY

    08 Mar 2020 - Wars exacerbate gender inequalities. Women become more vulnerable to gender-based violence, including sexual violence, loss of economic rights and deprivation of education. But, despite the disproportionate impact wars have on their lives, women are often underrepresented when...
  • 07 Mar 2020 - Marib, 7 March 2020 – The UN Special Envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, concluded today a one-day visit to Marib, northern Yemen. Mr. Griffiths met during his visit with local government officials, tribal chiefs, civil society including women and youth groups and internally...
  • @OSESGY

    07 Mar 2020 - I am going to speak in English, and I want to make sure, with your help, that I speak very accurately and carefully because this is a very important day for me to be here in Marib with the governor. I’m very pleased to be here. And I want to be very clear with you the reason...
  • 28 Feb 2020 - Amman, 28 February 2020 - The UN Special Envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, strongly condemns the recent military escalation in Al Jawf governorate in northern Yemen. He calls on all involved in the conflict to freeze all military activity in Al Jawf, Ma’rib and Nihm areas and...
  • @OSESGY

    27 Feb 2020 - Amman, 27 February 2020 - The Office of the Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen (OSESGY) concluded a two-day consultative meeting with Yemeni public and political figures today, Thursday, in Amman, Jordan. The meeting brought together a diverse group of Yemeni...

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