Yemen: Dialogue ends, Hadi term extended


Issue 963 - 07 Feb 2014 | 3 minute read

Yemen’s National Dialogue conference officially came to an end on 25 January. After nearly ten months of deliberations and a closing ceremony that included the release of thousands of balloons into the air above Sanaa, delegates produced a final report with 1,400 recommendations; whether they can be translated into a working nation remains to be seen. Political factions also extended President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi’s term of office, giving him an additional year to oversee a transition that is running well behind its two-year schedule.

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