The Yemen Peace Project

is dedicated to supporting Yemeni individuals and organizations working to create positive change; advancing peaceful, constructive US policies toward Yemen; defending the rights of Yemenis in the diaspora; and increasing understanding of Yemen in the wider world.


our Vision

Founded in 2010, the YPP works toward a future in which constructive American engagement enables self-determination and peaceful, democratic governance for all Yemenis.


To help Yemenis and Yemeni Americans make their voices heard at all levels of government;

To promote policies that respect international law and the rights of the Yemeni people;

To provide policymakers and the public with accurate information about Yemeni affairs;

To foster mutual understanding through media and the arts;

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our programs


The YPP is America’s first and only advocacy organization dedicated solely to Yemeni affairs and the US-Yemen relationship.

The Yemeni empowerment fund

The Yemeni Empowerment Fund exists to help Yemeni individuals and organizations create positive change in their communities, their countries, and the wider world. 

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from the blog

weekly news summaries

Each week we summarize the most important stories from Yemen. You can receive these updates by email by subscribing to our newsletter above.

Key Readings

Our Readings page summarizes important reports and studies by other organizations and respected experts.