Yemen: UN envoy Griffiths to move on

Issue 1126 - 20 May 2021

Martin Griffiths is to leave his position as special envoy to Yemen of UN secretary-general António Guterres, after being appointed undersecretary general for humanitarian affairs and emergency relief coordinator. His new job was announced on 12 May, but he will remain in his current post until a replacement has been named.  Among those tipped as a possible successor is former UK Middle East minister Alistair Burt; he is chair of the Emirates Society.

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