Expert Comment

National Dialogue in Yemen – Discrepancies over its make-up


The detailed roadmap for Yemen's political transition, the Implementation Mechanism of the Gulf Initiative (IMGI) signed 21 November 2011, stipulated that following the presidential elections of February 2012 and the swearing in of Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, the sole candidate in those elections, a National Dialogue process would be established bringing together all of the country's political and social forces in order to achieve national reconciliation.