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  • International Community Must Respond to Mental Health Crisis in Yemen, Say Human Rights Experts

    The Columbia Law School Human Rights Clinic and Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies traveled to the UN to bring attention to the grave situation of mental health in Yemen, and to push for improvements in how the Government of Yemen and the international community respond to the mental health needs of Yemenis.

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  • Civil Society Statement: 10 Priorities for Peace and Justice in Yemen

    The undersigned local, regional, and international organizations follow with great concern the military operations across Yemen and the collapsed September 2018 Geneva peace talks. The Yemen war has led to an economic and social collapse, including a currency crisis which puts millions of Yemenis on the verge of famine.

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  • Advertisement for local researchers

    The Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies is calling on Yemeni researchers to submit proposals for articles regarding the following topic areas: The UN-led peace process in Yemen; the post-conflict transitional process; US interventions in Yemen.

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  • The Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies organizes a visit of the international press to the governorate of Hadramawt

    The Sanaa Center for Strategic Studies yesterday concluded an international press delegation visit to Hadramawt in eastern Yemen, where senior correspondents from major global news outlets were briefed on developments in the governorate. During the visit, which took place from September 3-7, 2018, the delegation met former Central Bank of Yemen Governor Mohammed bin Hummam at his home in Ghail Bawazir, where he gave a detailed briefing on the ongoing currency crisis and its impact on the economic and humanitarian…

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  • The Third Yemen Exchange Conference Concludes

    The third Yemen Exchange conference, hosted by the Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies was held in Beirut, Lebanon, from June 26 to July 1, 2018.

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  • An open letter regarding Hudaydah

    The Yemen Development Champions discussed the latest developments in Hudaydah governorate while convening for the latest Development Champions Forum. The Champions are concerned by the impact of escalating military operations on the humanitarian situation in Yemen as a whole and Hudaydah governorate in specific; in addition to the damage that would be caused to vital economic infrastructure. The effect on the economic situation in the country would be catastrophic. Hudaydah governorate is the third most densely populated governorate in Yemen…

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  • Job opportunity announcement: Project coordinator

    Job Title: Project coordinator Reporting to: The Sana’a Center’s Program Director Responsibility: Coordinating the work of Sana’a Center’s gender programs in Yemen. Location: Sana’a Duration: Six months, with possibility of extension subject to performance and funding.   About the Sana’a Center: The Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies is an independent think-tank that seeks to foster…

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  • The Sana’a Center is Seeking Interns

    Yemen The Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies announces immediate openings for research interns based inside Yemen. The Sana’a Center will produce policy papers regarding post-conflict state building that would provide a reliable source of information to guide the strategic policy-making related to Yemen. The interns will have the opportunity to be part of this project…

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  • International Neglect Fuels Risk of Mental Health Crisis in Yemen

    Yemenis face serious mental health risks due to war-related trauma exposure, but the issue is being neglected by both domestic authorities and the international community, warn experts from the Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies, and Columbia University’s Human Rights Clinic and Mailman School of Public Health.

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  • The Third Yemen Exchange: An Intensive Course on Yemen

    The Yemen Exchange is an intensive course offered by the Sana'a Center for Strategic Studies (Sana’a Center) in partnership with MiddleEastWire.com. Held in Beirut, Lebanon, the course is designed to provide unique access to information and analysis on Yemen for both those seeking to develop a working background on the country and those already well versed in Yemeni dynamics. During the six-day program

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