USAID Announces $27.4 Million Project to Support Economic Recovery in Yemen

For Immediate Release Monday, July 20, 2020 The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) today announced the award of a $27.4 million activity to support Yemen’s economic recovery. The three-year Economic Recovery and Livelihoods Program will strengthen key institutions in Yemen to improve economic growth and stability, and raise household income by supporting small and …

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Applications Now Open for the Hubert Humphrey Fellowship Exchange Program

Apply now for the Hubert Humphrey fellowship exchange program, an all-expenses-paid, one-year program for career professionals. The program supports mid-level professionals by sending them to the United States for a full year to pursue their professional studies at a US university.  Participants develop specific projects through full-time professional training and networking with American peers. The …

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The United States Welcomes the Saudi-led Coalition Announcement of a Unilateral Ceasefire in Yemen

STATEMENT BY SECRETARY MICHAEL R. POMPEO The United States  welcomes the announcement by the Saudi-led Coalition of a unilateral ceasefire in Yemen and commends Saudi King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for supporting this decision.  The announcement is a constructive response to the UN Secretary General’s call for the parties to focus on …

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AEIF Announcement 2020

U.S. Department of State U.S. Embassy to Yemen Notice of Funding Opportunity The Embassy of the United States to Yemen announces an open competition for past participants (“alumni”) of U.S. government-funded and U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs to submit applications to the 2020 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF 2020).   We seek proposals from teams of …

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Op-Ed on Human Rights Day, December 10

1)      In today’s splintered world, it would be easy to think that there is nothing upon which all nations can agree and all cultures can embrace as an integral part of their communities.  But International Human Rights Day, celebrated on December 10, reminds us that it wasn’t so long ago that the world came together …

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 STATEMENT BY MORGAN ORTAGUS, SPOKESPERSON

November 6, 2019 Agreement in Southern Yemen The United States welcomes the signing of the Riyadh Agreement between the Republic of Yemen Government (ROYG) and the Southern Transitional Council (STC) yesterday in Riyadh.  We are hopeful that with this agreement, all parties will work together to end the conflict and to achieve the peace and stability …

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Ambassadors Level Economic Quad Meeting

Joint Statement Ambassadors of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom, United States and United Arab Emirates met in Riyadh on 11 February 2019 to discuss the current economic and humanitarian situation in Yemen. ‏In light of recent reports of illegal interference in the operations of a number of local banks in Sana’a and the …

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STATEMENT BY SECRETARY POMPEO on the Passing of President George H. W. Bush

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson STATEMENT BY SECRETARY POMPEO December 1, 2018 On the Passing of President George H. W. Bush Devoted husband, loving father, steadfast friend, exemplary patriot: this is how I will always remember President George H. W. Bush. Whether he was serving in the skies over the Pacific during …

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