Y21F Gets German Support [Archives:1998/48/Local News]

November 30 1998

The German Embassy in Sanaa has come on record as the first foreign donor to assist the Yemen 21 Forum, which is a new think-tank working to promote NGOs and the values of democracy such as human rights, press freedom, etc. 
The German contribution, made in kind, is in the form of five computers, worth about US$ 11,000. These will be used as the basic infrastructure for a networking facility, as well as for data retrieval, and simple secretarial duties. 
The Y21F, will be officially launched after Ramadhan, during the early days of 1999.