The second Yemen International Forum will take place in The Hague, Netherlands, in June 2023, the Dutch government and the Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies announced on Thursday, October 27, 2022. H.E. Ambassador of the Kingdom of The Netherlands to Yemen Peter-Derrek Hof made the announcement during a virtual press conference organized by Sana'a Center to discuss the outcomes of…Read more...
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Workshop Tackles Peace Priorities from Yemeni Women’s Point of View
Amman, Jordan – A three-day workshop tackling urgent issues for Yemeni women in the peace process concluded on September 20, with participants identifying political, social, economic, and security priorities that should be reflected and represented in future peace talks. The workshop, “Voices Absent from the Peace Process: Challenges, Solutions, and Implementation Mechanisms”, was held in Amman, Jordan, and organized by…Read more...
The Sana’a Center and Switzerland Sign Two-Year Partnership Agreement
The Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies and the Government of Switzerland have signed a two-year strategic partnership to study the interrelation between the humanitarian aid response in Yemen and economic dynamics in the country. As part of the program, the Sana’a Center will create dialogue platforms bringing together local, regional, and international humanitarian and economic stakeholders in Yemen to exchange…Read more...
Exploring Local Solutions to Challenges in Al-Mahra
Al-Ghaydah, Al-Mahra - A two-day workshop bringing together a range of local officials, activists, and community leaders to explore local solutions to urgent issues in Al-Mahra governorate concluded on Sunday, August 21. This workshop, attended by Al-Mahra provincial deputy for youth affairs, Bader Kalashat, and provincial deputy assistant for women, Khadija Bakrit, is part of the second phase of a…Read more...
Sana’a Center Workshop Tackles Urgent Issues in Shabwa
Shabwa, Yemen – The Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies held a workshop to assess and discuss the most urgent challenges facing the governorate of Shabwa, addressing security, political, economic, and service issues.. During the workshop, held on August 17 and 18, a range of local officials, activists, community leaders, women’s organizations, civil society groups, and journalists identified a number of…Read more...
Priorities in Marib: A Sana’a Center Workshop
Marib, Yemen - The Sana'a Center for Strategic Studies organized a workshop to discuss and identify the most urgent issues facing the governorate of Marib, part of a broader project exploring alternative methodologies for Track II peace efforts in Yemen. Held on August 13 and 14, local officials, civil society groups, activists, community leaders, and journalists all participated in the…Read more...
Putting Values into Practice: Seven Years and Counting
Dear Friends, Seven years have passed since the Sana’a Center’s first publication, and today we find Yemen at an inflection point. With a truce in place since April, the country is experiencing its longest sustained period of relative peace. The truce has been accompanied by a series of dramatic changes we have long advocated for, from overhauling the country’s political…Read more...
Workshop Assessing Political, Economic and Security Conditions in Hadramawt
Mukalla, Yemen – A two-day workshop bringing together a range of local officials, civil society groups, journalists and clerics to assess political, economic and security conditions in Hadramawt governorate concluded today, August 11, in the governorate capital of Mukalla. The workshop, which was organized by the Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies and Saferworld, an independent organization working on conflict resolution,…Read more...
Yemeni Voices and Solutions Emerge from First-Ever Yemen International Forum
STOCKHOLM, Sweden — Support for a host of potential approaches to overcome economic and political impasses and ease the way for a negotiated end to Yemen’s protracted war emerged throughout the Yemen International Forum 2022, which closed Sunday in Stockholm. Parallel meetings at the YIF, organized by the Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies in cooperation with the Folke Bernadotte Academy,…Read more...
US Envoy Discusses International Mediation Efforts for Yemen at YIF 2022
STOCKHOLM, Sweden — The United States would welcome the day when Yemenis can sit together to address the root causes of Yemen’s conflict, US Special Envoy to Yemen Tim Lenderking told delegates Saturday at the Yemen International Forum 2022, where more than 200 Yemeni, regional and international actors were seeking new approaches to remove some of the obstacles to a…Read more...