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UNRIC Library Backgrounder: Yemen

 

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Geneva Consultations on Yemen
http://un4.me/1maqgad

Yemen Peace Talks


Security Council

Resolutions:

    • S/RES/2266 (2016): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2266(2016)
      on the renewal of sanctions against Yemen imposed by resolution 2140 (2014) and extension of the mandate of the Panel of Experts until 27 Mar. 2017
    • S/RES/2216 (2015): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2216(2015)
      demands end to Yemen violence, also imposes sanctions on key figures in militia Operations
    • S/RES/2204 (2015): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2204(2015)
      on the renewal of sanctions against Yemen imposed by resolution 2140 (2014) and extension of the mandate of the Panel of Experts until 25 Mar. 2016
    • S/RES/2201 (2015) [on the situation in Yemen]:
      http://undocs.org/S/RES/2201(2015)
    • S/RES/ 2140 (2014) [on the situation in Yemen]:
      http://undocs.org/S/RES/2140(2014)  
      Imposes a travel ban and asset freeze against individuals or entities designated by the Committee established pursuant to resolution 2140 (2014) as engaging in or providing support for acts that threaten the peace, security and stability of Yemen.
    • S/RES/2014 (2011) [on the situation in Yemen]:
      http://undocs.org/S/RES/2014(2011)

 Security Council Press Statements:

Human Rights Council
  • A/HRC/30/31 (7 September 2015): Situation of human rights in Yemen : report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
    http://undocs.org/A/HRC/30/31 
    Submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 27/19, covers the period 1 July 2014 to 30 June 2015.
  • A/HRC/27/44 (27 August 2014): Situation of human rights in Yemen : report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.
    http://undocs.org/A/HRC/27/44
    Submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 18/19, 9/29, 21/22 and 24/32.
  • A/HRC/26/8 (7 April 2014): Report of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review: Yemen
    http://undocs.org/A/HRC/26/8
  • A/HRC/21/37 (5 September 2012): Situation of human rights in Yemen : report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
    http://undocs.org/A/HRC/21/37
    This report follows up on the report of OHCHR on its assessment mission conducted from 28 June to 6 July 2011 (A/HRC/18/21), and its first progress report (A/HRC/19/51), which provided information from July until the end of 2011.
  • A/HRC/19/51 (13 February 2012): Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the human rights situation in Yemen
    http://undocs.org/A/HRC/19/51
    Reports on the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Right's visit to Yemen from 20 to 27 December 2011.
  • A/HRC/18/21 (16 September 2011) : Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the visit by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights to Yemen
    http://undocs.org/A/HRC/18/21
    Reports on the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Right's visit to Yemen from 28 June to 6 July 2011.

UN Entities
Selected Statements and Speeches by UN Officials
Selected UN Documents
  • UN Member States on the Record - Yemen:
    http://www.un.org/depts/dhl/unms/yemen.shtml
    key documents related to its membership in the UN; statements made before the principal organs; draft resolutions sponsored; periodic reports submitted on Human Rights conventions, etc.
Further Information
Non-UN Sources

 

25 April 2016
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