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  1. Closing remarks to the high-level pledging event for the humanitarian crisis in Yemen

    ... first-ever pledging conference of humanitarian nature for Yemen, a remarkable success. And I am convinced that in the months to come ... the World Bank.  The World Bank is investing massively in Yemen at the present moment, both with the increase of grants, cash ...

    29 June 2018

  2. Opening remarks to the high-level pledging event for the humanitarian crisis in Yemen

    ... conference, and thank all of you for your solidarity with Yemen’s children, women and men.    Yemen today is experiencing a tragedy of immense proportions. Two years of ...

    29 June 2018

  3. Remarks to the Pledging Conference on Yemen

    ... show your solidarity with the women, men, girls and boys of Yemen.  And I want to thank my co-chairs, the Governments of Sweden and ... year and for their continued humanitarian commitment.  Yemen is the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.    As the conflict ...

    29 June 2018

  4. Opening remarks at press encounter on the Pledging Conference on Yemen

    ... success of international solidarity to the people of Yemen.  The pledges announced represent more than $ 2 billion and if you ... practically, we have doubled the international commitment to Yemen from 2017 to 2018.  You will ask, you had requested almost $ 3 ...

    29 June 2018

  5. Opening remarks at press encounter with Foreign Ministers Margot Wallström of Sweden and Didier Burkhalter of the Swiss Confederation following the High-Level Pledging Event for the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen

    ... community and, I believe also, on behalf of the people of Yemen, I want to express our deep gratitude to all those who today have ... to make this first-ever humanitarian pledging conference for Yemen a remarkable success.  As you know, we have asked for 2.1 billion ...

    29 June 2018

  6. Opening remarks at joint press conference on humanitarian crises in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen

    ... today, more than 20 million people in South Sudan, Somalia, Yemen, and north-east Nigeria are going hungry, and facing devastating levels ... under the age of 5 will be acutely malnourished this year. Yemen is facing the largest food insecurity emergency in the world, with an ...

    29 June 2018

  7. Remarks to the Security Council on countries at risk of famine

    ... were at severe risk of famine in South Sudan, Somalia, Yemen and North-east Nigeria. About one hundred thousand people in South Sudan ... the delivery of food aid even more dangerous.     In Yemen, the World Food Programme and its partners helped to avert famine by ...

    29 June 2018

  8. Address at the Opening Ceremony of the Munich Security Conference

    ... Libya to Somalia to Syria, Iraq at the time, to Afghanistan, Yemen, all these conflicts are interrelated, with people fighting going from ... Arab Spring, we have seen the conflict in Syria, in Yemen, in Libya.   But as I said until recently we always got the ...

    29 June 2018

  9. Remarks to Security Council open debate on the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict

    ... to the conflict target civilians including aid workers. In Yemen, civilians are trapped and targeted by all sides. Attacks against ... 20 million people in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen. One year ago, the Security Council took specific action to improve ...

    29 June 2018

  10. Remarks to High-Level Event on Famine Prevention and Response

    ... of famine in South Sudan, Somalia, North East Nigeria and Yemen.  Since then, donors and partners have stepped up and taken action. ... an increase of 200,000 since the Call to Action.  In Yemen, the scene of the greatest humanitarian crisis in the world, a staggering ...

    29 June 2018