INDEPENDENT RESEARCH FOR WELL-FOUNDED POLICIES

WHO ARE WE?

The Yemen Policy Center is an independent think tank established in 2020 by a group of Yemeni and German researchers associated with the Yemen Polling Center, a Yemeni NGO headquartered in Taiz, Yemen. Yemen Policy aims to impact local and international policymaking with the ultimate goal to improve the living conditions of the Yemeni people. With its research and advocacy activities, Yemen Policy works towards a closer integration of local perspectives into the policy-making process. While upholding the principles of the Human Rights Charter, Yemen Policy’s strategy is to advocate for good governance reforms based on sound research and to support the creation of communication channels between citizens and state institutions. By seeking out and sharing positive stories and best-practices, Yemen Policy does not only aspire to put local communities into the position to help themselves but also to put Yemeni civil society activities into the spotlight.

DISCUSSING PEACE AT THE MAJLIS

As part of our most recent project funded by the German Federal Foreign Office we created MajlisA majlis is a private sitting room where guests are received. The majalis across Yemen are one of the last spaces where free discussions are still possible. But majlis also refers to council. With our blog, we want to elevate the discussions from the sitting room to the public council. 

Join the discussion at the Majlis.

 

WHAT WE DO

MEDIA CENTER

The International Approach to the Yemen War: Time for a Change?

MAJLIS Peter Salisbury The International Approach to the Yemen War: Time for a Change? October 2020 The international community has mediated in the Yemen war since its outbreak. Although the efforts have yielded some results, …

No Justice, No Peace? Securing a Just End to War in Yemen

Ending the Zero-Sum Game: What’s Needed to Strike a Compromise in Yemen

Introduction of the Majlis: Yemen Policy’s Political Commentary

Seizing the State: Ibb’s Security Arrangement after Ansarallah’s Takeover

PROJECTS

Data
Visualization

Data
Visualization

Media

Media

Academic
Cooperation

Academic
Cooperation

Civil Society

Civil Society

Security

Security

Yemen
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Yemen
Parliament Watch

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