Debate of the 4th edition of the Global Forum Normandy for Peace, in partnership with the Arab World Institute.
Yemen, once known as Arabia Felix (Happy Arabia), has been decimated by the now-entrenched civil war that broke out in 2014. This complex conflict pits the internationally recognised government against the Houthi rebels and southern separatists. The country’s geostrategically important position – between the Middle East and the Horn of Africa – is attracting attention and interference from Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and
Iran, all major rivals engaged in conflict by proxy. How can peace between all sides be achieved?