- 1958 - 1965 (Creation)
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Size/Number of Items/Parts: 13 linear ft. of textual records, 25 boxes, No. of Boxes: 25
Name of creator
The United Nations Yemen Observation Mission (UNYOM) was responsible for observing and reporting on the situation in Yemen. Piero P. Spinelli was the Special Representative of the General- Secretary in Yemen. The Mission lasted from November 1963 to September 1964.
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Included are correspondence, cables, reports, weekly operations summaries, and miscellaneous other documents concerning political and military matters, complaints and investigations, and the administration of the United Nations Yemen Observation Mission (UNYOM). Similar documents from the United Nations Liaison Offices in Cairo, El Kuba/Gizan, Gizan, Harad, Hodeida, Jeddah, Hajran, and Sada are included.
Correspondents include United Nation Headquarters in New York; the Saudi and Yemeni governments; United Arab Republic commanders General Kadi and General Mortagy; and various other United Nations missions including the United Nations Emergency Force, United Nations Truce Supervision Organization in Palestine (UNTSO), United Nations Operation in the Congo (ONUC), and the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA).
Fonds consists of the following Series:
S-0657 Subject Files
S-0656 Cables and Correspondence
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Conditions governing access
No access restrictions apply