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Promoting peace and coexistence in Yemen

A campaign promoting peace and coexistence in Yemen has been launched by Yemeni youth in partnership with House of Ideas, and with support from Saferworld.

20 April 2016

Supporting youth initiatives in Yemen through small grants

As part of our ongoing youth project, Saferworld is supporting a series of local level initiatives led by youth groups across Yemen.

2 March 2016

Training workshop in Vienna on dual-use and arms trade controls

A joint workshop bought together a range of international experts discuss how to practically strengthen the implementation and enforcement of trade controls for arms and dual-use items.

4 February 2016

UK sold £1bn of bombs to Saudi Arabia in three months last year

Figures published by HMG show an increase in UK arms export licences to Saudi Arabia in the last quarter despite overwhelming evidence of human rights violations committed by the Saudi-led aerial campaign in Yemen.

despite overwhelming evidence of massive human rights violations committed by the Saudi-led coalition in its aerial bombing campaign in Yemen. - See more at: http://www.noodls.com/viewNoodl/31735385/amnesty-international-united-kingdom-section/uk-sold-1631bn-of-arms-to-saudi-arabia-in-three-months-la#sthash.feRWnvlx.dpuf
UK sold £1bn of arms to Saudi Arabia in three months last year despite massive human rights violations in Yemen - See more at: http://www.noodls.com/viewNoodl/31735385/amnesty-international-united-kingdom-section/uk-sold-1631bn-of-arms-to-saudi-arabia-in-three-months-la#sthash.feRWnvlx.dpuf

19 January 2016

Press release: UK Government breaking the law supplying arms to Saudi say leading lawyers

Philippe Sands QC and others submit damning legal opinion commissioned by Saferworld and Amnesty.

16 December 2015

Leading lawyers find UK Government to be breaking the law supplying arms to Saudi

A legal opinion commissioned by Saferworld and Amnesty International finds the UK Government is breaking national, EU and international law by supplying weapons to Saudi Arabia.

16 December 2015

Civil society recommendations ahead of the EU Foreign Affairs Council Conclusions on Yemen

A letter by a coalition of 15 international NGOs calls on EU Foreign Ministers to take a clear position on Yemen during the upcoming Foreign Affairs Council on 17 November 2015.

13 November 2015

EVENT - Federalism, conflict and fragmentation in Yemen

At an event on 16 November, Yemen experts will discuss the country’s conflict, as well as the political landscape it is rooted in.

5 November 2015

China’s cooperation in Central Asia and the implications for peace and stability

A recent event brought together Chinese scholars and experts from the UK, Russia and Kyrgyzstan to discuss China’s engagement in Central Asia and what it means for security in the region.

2 November 2015

Taiz city becoming uninhabitable as fighting blocks entry of supplies and aid

Saferworld endorses the joint press release this week by the International Non-Governmental Organisations (INGO) Forum in Yemen on the critical humanitarian situation in Taiz

30 October 2015

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