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Foreign ministry condemns terrorist attack in Iran
[22 September 2018]
Jawf residents celebrate September 21 Revolution anniversary
[22 September 2018]
Health minister visits wounded in 48 Hospital
[22 September 2018]
FM congratulates Mali's FM on National Day
[22 September 2018]
Wahda football team wins ovr Naoujoun Tihama
[22 September 2018]
 
  Saudi Aggression War against Yemen
Woman wounded in Saudi rocket attack on Saada
[22 September 2018]
Several Saudi-paid mercenaries killed in Jawf
[22 September 2018]
army attacks Saudi-paid mercenaries in western coast
[22 September 2018]
Two citizens killed in Saudi aggression air strikes on Hodiedah
[22 September 2018]
Two Saudi aggression air strikes hit Hodeidah
[22 September 2018]
 
  Reports
Reports: Saudi’ missiles and artillery hit several provinces over the 24 past hours
[22 September 2018]
Reports: Army inflicts on Saudi-led mercenaries heavy losses over last 24 hours
[21 September 2018]
Reports: Saudi airstrikes hit several provinces over the past day
[21 September 2018]
Reports: 21 civilizes killed in Saudi airstrikes on provinces over last 24 hours
[17 September 2018]
Report: Dozens of Saudi-paid mercenaries, invaders killed in military attacks
[16 September 2018]
 
  International
Sanaa's Yemen celebrates World Peace Day
[21 September 2018]
FM asks Russia to stop illegal actions on Yemen's embassy in Moscow
[18 September 2018]
FM congratulates Chilean counterpart on National Day
[18 September 2018]
President discusses with UN envoy humanitarian situation in Yemen affected by Saudi-led attack
[18 September 2018]
Social Affairs Ministry, UNICEF discuss enhancing cooperation to protect children
[17 September 2018]
  Civil Society
Yemeni Revolution & Civil Society Organizations
[16/July/2007] Yemeni Revolution & Civil Society Organizations

SANA`A, (Saba)- Yemeni people had been introduced to the non governmental and civil society organizations in the first half of the 20th century. In the city of Aden, which was under the British colony, several organizations were established such as associations, sports clubs and syndicates.

The Yemeni revolution on 26 of September 1962 and 14 of October 1963 was an imperative event to change the miserable conditions which had come to the pretty pass at the time.

The revolution aimed at building the state of institutions and civil society organizations as an ideal option for bringing about the comprehensive development in the country.Yemen has been embarking on the process of modernizing the state’s institutions and building civil society since the early days of the revolution. The modernization campaign can be summarized as follow:

In the 70s of the past century, in the northern part of the country, Yemenis had witnessed the experiment of the developing cooperative committees. That experience had proved to be a successful mechanism as it had managed to get the citizens involved in the development drive for the first time in Yemen.

During the years 1975-1985 the developing cooperative committees had played a substantial role in building several developmental projects such as schools, health centers and road all over the regions in the north of the country.

They had also actively participated in encouraging females learning particularly in the rural areas.Ever since the country re-unification in may 1990, the government has been going on establishing the state of institutions and civic society.

Civil society organizations have been increasing rapidly. The total number of the Associations , Foundations , Syndicates and political parties reached to (3200)in 2001.

The republic of Yemen has ebraced democracy that is based on pluralism , press freedom , economical liberty and human rights. Thereby, around (46) of the political parties appeared over the early years of the Unity and the civil society organizations have widely increased in all fields.

Social Care:
The civil society organizations have been actively sharing in supporting the poor segment of the society. They actually share with 17.40 % of the poor families income in Yemen according to the field studies. ore Yemeni society went on establishment the various forms of(NGOs ) in a bid to participate in the process of development and decision making.

Environment & (NGOs ).
There are around (185) organizations which are concerned in the environmental issues. These organizations can be divided into three categories :
1- Organizations which are operating in the field of environment’s protection .
2- Organizations are concerned in maintaining the environmental diversity .
3- Organizations are concerned in maintaining the environment .

Human Rights & ( NGOs ).
There are about 36 organizations are operating in the field of human rights . These organizations are concentrating their activities on the following areas:
1- Monitoring the government authorities abide by the human rights principles .
2- Spot the violations of human rights.
3- Uplift the citizens awareness of their rights which are guaranteed by domestic and international laws.

NGOs & Political activity.
The Republic of Yemen has adopted the policy of pluralism in 1990, so the country witnessed a vogue of establishing the political parties ever since the time.

There were around (46) of political parties constituted in Yemen ,however, 22 out of them took part in the first parliamentarian elections in 1993, and merely (8) parties were represented in the parliament at that time whereas in the newly parliament 2003, there are only (5) parties are being represented .

The most prominent political parties which are operating actively at the present are:
1-The People General Congress( the ruling party).
2-The Yemeni Congregation for Reform( the main opposition party ).
3-The Yemeni Socialist party .
4-The Nasserate Union Party.
5-The Arab Ba’ath Socialist party.

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UPDATED ON : Sat, 22 Sep 2018 21:20:49 +0300