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Politics of Yemen

In Yemen, the type of government is a disputed due to civil war. In Yemen, the legislative power is vested in a Assembly of Representatives. The head of the government is Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi. The governmental structure of a country determines the manner in which laws are written, approved, and interpreted. Government type determines the manner in which elections are held as well as the country's system of policing its citizens. The term of office of the head of state in Yemen lasts until null. The length of a head of state's term has a direct effect on the power and influence of the executive position. A longer term of office provides the head of state with increased authority. The Global Peace Index (GPI) for Yemen is 2.751. In 2013, Yemen received 709.3 million USD in foreign aid. In 2014, the foreign aid amounted to 476.1 USD.

Government

In Yemen, the head of the government is Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi. The government system of Yemen is a disputed due to civil war. In Yemen, the legislative power is vested in a Assembly of Representatives; this is a Unicameral legislative body, and therefore a Unicameral Assembly of Representatives. According to the World Bank Group, the government effectiveness index of Yemen is -1.41. This indicates that the government of Yemen is ineffective. Public and civil services are severely handicapped, leading to potential for social and political upheaval.

Unions and alliances

This section deals with a list of unions Yemen is a member of.

Yemen is a member of the United Nations (UN). Yemen is a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO). Yemen is a member of the International Monetery Fun (IMF). To read more about when Yemen became a member of these unions and what additional political unions and alliances Yemen is part of, click on Yemen membership in international unions.

Freedom in Yemen

With regard to political and civil freedoms, Yemen is 3. Citizens in Yemen experience little to no civil liberties and political rights. Citizens are not free to express themselves and do not enjoy political freedom or a representative government. Countries with this political situation are dangerous for investment, as an authoritarian government may have outsize control over economic matters. To read more about freedom level in Yemen click on Freedom in Yemen.