Dragon Blood Tree

General Information

The German-Yemeni Society (GYS) is recognized as a non-profit organization that has nurtured the German-Yemeni friendship for more than 45 years. The projects undertaken by the society foremost focus on promoting international understanding and human relations between the two countries. The society has a long tradition of cooperating with political and civil society institutions and in supporting the exchange groups, especially amongst young people.

According to its charter, the society informs the German public objectively through publications and events regarding the Republic of Yemen. The annually published Jemen-Report offers a wide spectrum of political and academic topics, including international research on Yemen. In 2015, the society organized, for the first time in Germany, the International Yemeni Film & Arts Festival in Marburg and Leipzig. The society currently has around 550 members.