Yemen: Peace Negotiations:Written question - HL14602

Asked on: 15 March 2019
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Yemen: Peace Negotiations
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government how much they spent funding (1) local peace actors, (2) aid partners, and (3) others involved in promoting a path to peace in the Yemen conflict.
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Answered on: 25 March 2019

On 24 February, the Prime Minister announced that the UK would be providing £200 million of funding for the 2019/20 financial year in response to the humanitarian crisis in Yemen. The UK is supporting Yemen through £6.6 million of funding from CSSF Fund this year. This funding will support different programmes, including bolstering the UN’s capacity to facilitate the peace process, working with groups formally outside the formal peace process and establishing long-lasting conflict resolution mechanisms in Yemeni communities.

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