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Gov't discusses partnership with int'l humanitarian organizations
[17 April 2018]
FM meets IOM's Resident Representative in Sana'a
[15 April 2018]
Delegations of EU, CHR, Swiss donors arrive in capital Sanaa
[14 April 2018]
Leader of Revolution: Saudis must be aware that Yemens military industry is evolving
[14 April 2018]
Commemoration of Sayyed Hussein al-Houthi in various Yemeni provinces
[13 April 2018]
 
  Saudi Aggression War against Yemen
Dozens of Saudi-paid mercenaries killed in Jawf
[20 April 2018]
Aggression airstrikes killed at least 20 civilians in Taiz
[20 April 2018]
Artillery shelling targets mercenaries' troops' north Medi desert
[20 April 2018]
Two aggression airstrikes wages on Sanaa
[20 April 2018]
5 Civilians martyrdom in aggression airstrikes in Saada
[20 April 2018]
 
  Reports
WHO: Diphtheria outbreak kills 84 in Yemen
[03 April 2018]
UNICEF: Nearly 2 million children now out of school in Yemen
[27 March 2018]
Army carries heavy losses in enemy ranks, it's mercenaries
[18 March 2018]
Saudi-US aggression war jet launch 26 raids on number of Yemeni provinces
[17 March 2018]
Report: Dozens of Saudi soldiers, mercenaries killed in military operations over past 48 hours
[12 March 2018]
 
  International
FM Meets with Resident Representative of ICRC
[17 April 2018]
Acting Speaker of Shura meets UN resident representative
[17 April 2018]
FM meets SDC's delegation in Sana'a
[15 April 2018]
Foreign Ministry condemns military aggression against Syria
[14 April 2018]
EU Mission, CHR, Swiss donors arrives Sana'a
[14 April 2018]
  Civil Society
Sana'a Declaration is a Platform for Building Democracy.
[06/March/2004] Sana’a Declaration is a Platform for Building Democracy.
By Thuraya Dammaj .

The representative of the United Nations to Sana’a Inter- governmental Regional Conference on Democracy Human Rights and the Role of the International Criminal Court, Mr. Danilo Turk said : the outcomes of the conference have been fruitful and will be a new platform for the region’s Countries .

The Yemen News Agency (Saba) given an exclusive interview with Mr. Danilo .
Here is the text.
SABA: What’s your opinion about the conference ?

Danilo: This is an important conference . The idea of democracy was very much discussed . It was a living discussion including the issues that we are all interested in.

Governments and civil society organizations expressed their commitments to democracy and human rights principles. All participants are keen to move their societies towards meaningful democracy and participation in political life.

SABA: What are the horizons of changing the region?
Danilo: The application of democracy can be possible only If the countries really have democracy environment .

Democracy is never ending process.Democracy is something that has to be cultivated.
I think a conference like this shows that there is a good base of democracy which has already established in Yemen and the region.It could be developed further.

SABA: What may the conference add to Yemen?
Danilo: That is for government of Yemen , Political parties and civil society to work out . This is not for UN official to say there will be a real democracy in Yemen. This refers to the people in Yemen to say what this conference brings.

But my general impression is that stronger participation of women’s is the important element.I have been listening to discussions in the working group of civil society and parliament delegations.

I heard a very strong support for the idea of quota relating to women’s representation . So women would have a number of seats in Parliament. That’s a very interesting idea which women may support it very loudly.

SABA: What’s your comment about Sana’a declaration?
Danilo: I think Sana’a declaration is a very useful document which will strengthen the idea of democracy and human rights in the Arab world .
I also hope that will be used as a platform for building democracy and promoting human rights . As we listened in Amr Mussa speech about his idea that Sana’a declaration will be a platform which can help the region’s countries to enhance democratization process.
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