On the Occasions of International Youth Day Celebrated in Sana’a on 26 August 2014Aug 26, 2014With an average age in Yemen being 17 years old, it is the young people of this country that will shape and safeguard the New Yemen. The UN remains committed to stand along with the people of Yemen and assist the youth in the country in your difficult, but promising hard work to build the future you want.
Study Tour to the Netherlands proves a great learning experience Feb 12, 2014The Technical Committee formed by the Ministry if Human Rights entrusted with drafting the law for the establishment on an Independent National Human Rights Institution (INHRI) has recently concluded a study tour visit to the Netherlands as part of UNDP's "Support to Human Rights during the Transitional Period" project activities.
Editorial on Human Right’s DayDec 10, 2013First of all, I wish to express my deepest condolences to the people of Yemen following the sad events of last Thursday. Our hearts are with families and friends of victims that were robbed the most basic human right of all – the right to life. I have the whole UN family in Yemen with me joining your grief of the lost lives and the wounded.
Empowering youth as ‘the engine of transition’ in Yemen Nov 22, 2013Yemen is currently facing an explosive “youth bulge”: the country holds the world's record for fertility rate (5.4 children born per woman) and about a quarter of the population is aged 10 to 19, with 46 percent of them under 16.
A consolidated partnership between UNDP, Government, private sector, donors and MFI's to boost youth empowerment and innovation in YemenOct 31, 2013A consolidated partnership between UNDP, Government, private sector, donors and MFI's to boost youth empowerment and innovation in Yemen
Editorial by Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed UN Resident Coordinator UN Day 2013Oct 24, 2013United Nations Day is a chance to recognize how much the organization contributes to peace and common progress around the world. The United Nations is our organization; it belongs to all of us, member states and people.
Statement of Sima Bahous Assistant Secretary General and Chair of the Regional UN Development Group for the Arab States Sep 25, 2013I thank His Excellency, HRH Prince Saud Al Faisal, Foreign Minister of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, for hosting this meeting and for the leadership of Saudi Arabia in co-chairing the Friends of Yemen.
Interview: “There will be no stability if we don’t also deal with the underlying causes of the current crisis.”Sep 25, 2013This morning (25 September), the United Nations Secretary General and Humanitarian Chief, as well as Ministers, directors of UN agencies and others will gather in the margins of the UN General Assembly to discuss the political, economic and security situation in Yemen.
Testing Biometric Voter Registration Kit - The Future of Elections in Yemen Jun 17, 2013SANA’A, Long-considered controversial, outdated and political fractious, the current voter registry is being reformed. The Supreme Commission for Elections and Referendum, SCER, with technical support from the international community, is leading a massive and ambitious project to transform the hand-written, and labour-intensive registry process into a biometric voter register that will ensure security and electoral integrity for years to come.
As first phase of 3x6 approach closes, new life for youth beginsMar 11, 2013More than 70 youth gathered to paint the war-affected walls of Salim al-Sabbah School in Sana’a. The school was immensely affected by the armed conflicts between the tribe and the state during the 2011 uprising
- Residents of Hajjah city, Abs and Haradh districts are extremely concerned about how to live, they call for security; access to drinking water and food commodities, and securing fuel and shelters for IDPs. IDPs’ families are split up if they are hosted by relatives since the prevalence of a conservative culture frowns upon coexistence. Men have to search for other housing options leaving the women with their hosting families. They sometimes rent a house but renting has become very expensive. An alternative is to search for a public building as a temporary refuge. 37 minutes ago
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