Mohammed Abulahoum

Justice and Building Party, Yemen

Mohammed Abulahoum is the chairman of the Justice and Building Party in Yemen. He is a leading political and social figure in Yemen, where he has been influential in the country’s politics for the past three decades. Abulahoum founded Yemen’s Republican Party in the early 1990s and later joined the General People’s Congress, first as a member of the party’s executive committee and later as head of foreign and economic relations. Abulahoum resigned from the GPC in 2011, supported the popular uprising against the government under former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, and became a founder of the Justice and Building Party. When the civil war began, Abulahoum continued to play a key role; he worked on negotiations between the conflict’s parties and took part in the Geneva talks in June 2015.

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Prospects for Negotiations and a United Yemen

Ambassador Stephen A. Seche sat down with Mohammed Abulahoum from Yemen's Justice and Building Party to discuss the potential for a resolution to the conflict and a unified Yemeni state.

Discussion With Mohammed Abulahoum

Abulahoum discussed the November 5 power-sharing agreement between the U.N.-recognized Yemeni government of President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi and the pro-secession Southern Transitional Council.

UAE Security Forum 2018: "Yemen after the War: Addressing the Challenges of Peace and Reconstruction"

For the third consecutive year, AGSIW convened the UAE Security Forum, where U.S., UAE, and regional partners gather to find creative solutions to some of the region’s most pressing challenges.