Democratic Governance

  • Partnership Framework between the Government of Yemen and Civil Society OrganizationsMar 4, 2014The Government of Yemen believes that the role of civil society, as a strong and independent partner, is very important in furthering developments goals, improving the level of service provision and making them more responsive to the needs and expectations of citizens. Building a strong partnership with civil society is a top priority for the government, which regards this partnership as a cornerstone in the country’s plans for sustainable development.

  • The Yemeni Journal of Human RightsDec 31, 2013This issue of the journal coincides with the 65th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and contains useful articles on pertinent issues such as "The harmonization of National Laws with International Treaties signed and ratified by Yemen", and "Legal Reform on Human Rights Issues".

  • Partnership Framework Between the Government of Yemen and Civil Society OrganizationDec 19, 2013Yemen has a vibrant civil society sector comprising around 12,000 organizations, of which approximately 8,000 are registered with the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor (MoSAL). Acknowledging the tremendous contribution of civil society organizations (CSOs) in improving service delivery as well as their role in developing policies for comprehensive and sustainable development, the Government of Yemen (GoY) is determined to strengthen their capacities and facilitate their operations throughout the country.

  • Youth Employment Action Plan 2014-2016Dec 19, 2013Unemployment - and especially youth unemployment - is one of the most important challenges faced by Yemen, and one of the main factors of political instability and insecurity.

  • Action Plan to Implement the Program to Remove the Ghost Workers and Double Dippers in the Civil Service System, Including the Military and SecurityDec 19, 2013Within the overall framework of the Gulf Cooperation Council Agreement Implementation Mechanism, the Transitional Program for Stabilization and Development 2012-2014 (TPSD), and the Mutual Accountability Framework (MAF), Pillar III - Good Governance, Rule of Law, and Human Rights - the Government of Yemen (GoY) committed to implement a "Program to remove ghost workers and double dippers in the civil service, military, and security."


In response to Yemen’s challenges and the Transitional Period, we undertook a massive realignment of our resources and capacities to target and align our programme priorities to the Transition Period.

This new focus was motivated by the Gulf Cooperation Council Implementation Mechanism, as well as a “UNDP Transitional Plan for Yemen,” encouraged on by management.