UN High Commissioner (UNHCR) Conference: The Crisis in Yemen

Calendar of Events

Event details

Past events

Our advisors gave lectures about the weapons that were used, especially cluster munitions and hidden explosives such as landmines and how to detect them.

​​​​Conference I: Sunday, March 17, 2019

  • Location: Grand Hyatt Amman
  • 09:00 - 12:30 p.m GMT+3

  • 01:30 - 03:00 p.m  GMT+3


Conference II: Monday, March 18, 2019

  • Location: Grand Hyatt Amman
  • 09:00 - 12:30 p.m GMT+3

  • 01:30 - 03:00 p.m  GMT+3


Conference III: Tuesday, March 19, 2019

  • Location: Grand Hyatt Amman
  • 09:00 - 12:30 p.m GMT+3
  • 01:30 - 03:00 p.m  GMT+3

​​​​​​​​The civil war in Yemen is a multi-faceted civil war that started in late 2014, primarily between the Yemeni government and the Houthi armed movement, Together with their allies and supporters, the two claim to be the official government of Yemen.

The widespread use of land mines on the west coast of Yemen has killed a significant number of civilians and hampered aid groups from reaching vulnerable communities.

Speakers


  • Deputy representative of United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)


  • HMSC advisor, Mr, Hisham Khreisat

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Topics covered


  • arms used in the civil war in Yemen


  • Identification of concealed explosives such as land mines and cluster munitions.​



March 17, 2019

We took part in a three-day conference with the Deputy Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on the crisis in Yemen and discussed various topics, mainly weapons used on the west coast of Yemen, such as land mines.