18 February 2010


Chatham House


This is a summary of a meeting held at Chatham House on 18 February 2010.

Deputy Finance Minister of the Yemeni government Jalal Yaqoub spoke about his 10-point agenda as a roadmap for reform, and response was provided by Michele Cervone d'Urso, head of the EU delegation in Yemen.

Topics discussed included the inadequacy of the civil service, the necessity of improving Yemeni access to GCC labour markets, and the economic problems Yemen faces thanks to declining oil revenues.

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