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Latest events in the Yemen crisis

May 23, 20197:00 p.m.
Casa Árabe Auditorium (at Calle Alcalá, 62). 7:00 p.m. Free entry until the event’s capacity is reached.
In Arabic, with simultaneous translation

On Thursday, May 23, Casa Árabe and the Embassy of the Republic of Yemen in Spain have arranged for this conference in Madrid, to be given by the Ambassador of Yemen, Mr. Nabil Khaled Maisery.

Presented by: Pedro Martínez-Avial, the General Director of Casa Árabe.

The armed conflict that began in Yemen four years ago has turned out to be one of the deadliest in recent decades. According to figures published by Amnesty International, over 17,640 have died or been injured, and the humanitarian crisis is affecting  approximately 14 million people in the country, who are suffering from food shortages.

The conflict affecting the countries in the region makes clear the instability existing in an area of utmost importance to the rest of the planet, because it is the site of a major percentage of the world’s oil and gas reserves.

At this conference, Yemen’s Ambassador to Spain, Mr. Nabil Khaled Maisery, will be explaining his perspective on the conflict, as well as analyzing the latest events, above all after the Stockholm Agreement (December 2018) and the UN’s efforts to act as a mediator in the conflict.

Conference information sheet

Ambassador Nabil Khaled Maisery (Aden, December 31, 1955) earned his bachelor’s degree at the School of Economics in Aden, Yemen, and a Master’s degree in International Relations in the United States. In 1983, he joined Yemen’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where he took the helm of several directories-general. He was the assistant director on the Minister’s cabinet and an assistant dean at the Diplomatic Institute. He has worked at several of his country’s diplomatic missions abroad, including Yemen’s permanent mission to the UN, and the embassies in the Netherlands, Indonesia and India. He was the Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs before being appointed Ambassador to the Kingdom of Spain in March 2017.
Latest events in the Yemen crisis