Programs

  • The Yemen Brief

    The Yemen Brief is a Sana’a Center podcast where listeners can turn to for informed insights about Yemen and the surrounding region. Just under 15 minutes, each episode covers a specific topic by interviewing experts from Yemen and around the world. Sana’a Center publications are also highlighted in these episodes and authors give their insights…

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  • Humanitarian Aid and its Micro and Macroeconomic Effects in Yemen

    A Program to Improve Outcomes Through this project, the Sana’a Center will conduct a research program to maximize the positive impact of aid dollars in Yemen by monitoring and assessing the humanitarian response in Yemen. The research will explore the processes and modalities used to deliver aid in Yemen and identify mechanisms to improve their…

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  • Supporting Broader Inclusion and Participation in the Yemeni Peace Process

    The project seeks to support an inclusive negotiated solution and contribute to long-term sustainable peace in Yemen by ensuring inclusion of, and support to, key constituencies for peace. The project strives for broader inclusion and participation in decision making processes in Yemen. It supports the efforts made by the Office of the Special Envoy of…

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  • Examining the Impact of Yemen’s Conflicts on Yemeni Minorities

    This project will produce a series of seven situation reports, each focusing on one minority or marginalized community. In the first stage of the project (2020) these reports will focus on the Baha’i community and the Muhamasheen community. Each policy report will present a history and overview of the community, including its social and economic…

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  • Foreign Actors in Yemen

    The Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies’ Foreign Actors publication series looks at the key role non-Yemeni state and non-state actors have had in shaping the country’s historic and modern-day political, military, economic and social dynamics. Such influence has long been significant, however the current scope of foreign intervention in Yemen is unprecedented, lending urgency and…

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  • The KIP Index: A Comparison of the Status of Women in the MENA Economies – Yemen

    The Sanaa Center for Strategic Studies is joining the American University in Beirut and its Suliman S. Olayan School of Business to serve as the Yemen country partner at the regional project “The KIP Index: A Comparison of the Status of Women in the MENA Economies”. The Sanaa Center will support the project with the…

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  • Yemen Peace Forum

    The Yemen Peace Forum initiative is a track II youth and civil society platform facilitated by the Sana’a Center and Funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs’. This interactive initiative seeks to both invest in building and empowering the next generation of Yemeni youth and civil society actors and to engage them in critical…

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  • The Yemen Review

    The Yemen Review – formerly known as Yemen at the UN – is a monthly publication produced by the Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies. Launched in June 2016, it aims to identify and assess current diplomatic, economic, political, military, security, humanitarian and human rights developments related to Yemen. In producing The Yemen Review, Sana’a Center…

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  • Gender Analysis for Progressive Policy in Yemen – GAPP Yemen

    The Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies (SCSS) and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency are jointly undertaking research and advocacy project to address the effect of the war on gender relations and access to services in Yemen, to instill a gender lens in the policy debate and programmatic planning processes on Yemen by delivering gender-specific…

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  • Strategic Local Peacebuilding in Yemen: Building peace from the ground up

    Project Overview: The Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies and Oxford Research Group (ORG) aim to lay the foundations for more effective peacebuilding efforts while contributing to the country’s eventual political transition, strengthening local capacity, and encouraging more inclusive and strategic dialogue in two of Yemen’s key regions: Marib and Hadramawt. This will mean rethinking long-held…

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