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  • 08/11/2014
    Statement from the High Representative Federica Mogherini on the formation of a new government in Yemen Statement from the High Representative Federica Mogherini on the formation of a new government in Yemen <p>The announcement of the formation of a new and inclusive government under the leadership of Prime Minister Khaled Bahah is a critical step to make headway in much needed economic and political reforms towards the successful conclusion of the transition.<br/>It is now important for all political actors to engage constructively to support the new cabinet to implement decisive reforms for the benefit of all Yemenis, and take action to improve fiscal sustainability and fight corruption in the public administration.</p> 11/08/2014 18:41:51 11/08/2014 18:41:51 11/08/2014 18:41:51 11/08/2014 18:41:51 2014110818 090126248d2c1641 N 090126248d2c1641 /statements-eeas/2014/141108_01_en.htm 10787 xml Y /statements-eeas/2014/141108_01_en.htm 1 /statements-eeas/2014/141108_01_en.htm /statements-eeas/2014/141108_01_zz.htm N ID_INTERNAL N N
    Statement from the High Representative Federica Mogherini on the formation of a new government in Yemen
  • 21/10/2014
    Foreign Affairs Council, Luxembourg, 20 October 2014pdf
  • 20/10/2014
    Council conclusions on Yemenpdf

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Courtesy The Permanent MIssion of Yemen to the United NationsCourtesy The Permanent MIssion of Yemen to the United Nations

The EU seeks to develop a closer relationship to Yemen, which would provide for increased political dialogue, trade and economic cooperation, development cooperation and democratic reform.

Improving the security situation, responding to population growth, addressing water shortage, introducing economic diversification and a continuous democratisation process are the main challenges for the country.

Yemen is neither party of the Barcelona Declaration nor of the European Neighbourhood Policy.

The relations between the EU and Yemen are currently governed by a Cooperation Agreement pdf - 84 KB [84 KB] which was signed in 1998. To assist addressing the main challenges, priorities of EU co-operation with Yemen are defined in the Yemen Strategy Paper 2007 – 2013 pdf - 298 KB [298 KB] Deutsch (de) français (fr) and Multiannual Programme 2007 – 2010 pdf - 80 KB [80 KB] Deutsch (de) français (fr) . The main aim of this co-operation is to support Yemen’s policy to promote good governance and to fight against poverty.

  • Mid Term review of the Multiannual Indicative Programme, covering 2011-2013 .