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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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U.S. Ambassador Christopher Henzel: Statement on Riyadh Agreement

The United States welcomes the Riyadh Agreement, signed November 5 in Riyadh, as an important step towards stability and unity in Yemen and notes the key role all Yemeni parties will play in its implementation.  In meetings with representatives of the Republic of Yemen Government and Yemeni political parties, U.S. Ambassador Christopher Henzel has underscored ...
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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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Under Secretary Hale’s Participation in the Ministerial on the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen

SEPTEMBER 25, 2019 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus: Today, the United States, Saudi Arabia, and UN OCHA co-hosted a multilateral conference on Yemen humanitarian assistance on the margins of the UN General Assembly in New York.  The conference addressed the humanitarian crisis in Yemen and encouraged donors to fully fund the 2019 ...
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USAID ANNOUNCES $14.46 MILLION PROJECT TO STRENGTHEN THE HEALTH SYSTEM IN YEMEN AND IMPROVE HEALTH OUTCOMES

For Immediate Release Thursday, September 19, 2019 The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) today announced the award of a $14.46 million project to strengthen the health system and reduce maternal, neonatal, and child mortality in Yemen. The three-year Yemen Systems, Health and Resilience Project (SHARP) will improve access to reproductive, maternal, neonatal and child ...
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