UN Documents for DPRK (North Korea)

Selected Security Council Resolutions View All
5 March 2014 S/RES/2141 This resolution extended until 5 April 2015 the mandate of the Panel of Experts assisting the 1718 DPRK Sanctions Committee.
7 March 2013 S/RES/2094 This resolution imposed additional sanctions against the DPRK in response to a 12 February 2013 nuclear test.
22 January 2013 S/RES/2087 This resolution condemned the DPRK’s 12 December 2012 launch and added designations to the sanctions regime.
Selected Security Council Presidential Statements View All
16 April 2012 S/PRST/2012/13 This statement strongly condemned the DPRK’s launch as a serious violation of resolutions 1718 and 1874, directed the Committee to take steps to update and strengthen the sanctions regime and expressed determination to act in the event of another DPRK launch or nuclear test.
9 July 2010 S/PRST/2010/13 The Council condemned the 26 March attack which led to the sinking of the ROK naval ship Cheonan and encouraged the settlement of outstanding issues on the Korean peninsula by peaceful means and resuming direct dialogue and negotiation as early as possible.
13 April 2009 S/PRST/2009/7 This presidential statement condemned the 5 April launch of a rocket by DPRK, saying it was in contravention of resolution 1718.
Selected Sanctions Committee Documents View All
8 April 2014 S/2014/253 This was a letter from the chair of the 1718 Sanctions Committee transmitting updates to the lists of banned nuclear and ballistic missile-related items as requested by resolution 2094.
4 April 2014 S/2014/248 This was a letter from the Secretary-General concerning the appointment of the Panel of Experts assisting the Sanctions Committee.
6 March 2014 S/2014/147 This was the final report of the Panel of Experts assisting the 1718 DPRK Sanctions Committee.
Selected Security Council Letters View All
15 December 2014 S/2014/896 This was a letter from the DPRK in response to the 5 December letter from ten Council members and denouncing the US in particular.
5 December 2014 S/2014/872 This was a letter from ten Council members requesting that the situation in the DPRK be formally placed on the Council’s agenda without prejudice to the item on non-proliferation in the DPRK.
24 November 2014 S/2014/849 This was a letter from the DPRK rejecting the General Assembly’s Third Committee resolution of 18 November and stating that the hostile policy of the US compels the DPRK not to exercise restraint in conducting a new nuclear test.
Selected Security Council Meeting Records View All
22 December 2014 S/PV.7353 This was a procedural vote on the inclusion on the provisional agenda the item of the situation in the DPRK. The agenda was approved by a vote of 11 in favor, two against (China and Russia) and two abstentions (Chad and Nigeria). Following the procedural vote, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan Simonovic and Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Taye-Brook Zerihoun briefed.
24 November 2014 S/PV.7319 This was the semi-annual briefing on non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.
7 March 2013 S/PV.6932 At this meeting the Council adopted resolution 2094.
Selected Security Council Press Statements View All
12 February 2013 SC/10912 This was a press statement condemning DPRK’s nuclear test that same day.
Selected General Assembly Documents View All
13 December 2014 A/RES/68/183 This was a General Assembly resolution expressing serious concern about the persistence of continuing reports of systematic, widespread and grave violations of civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights in the DPRK.
18 November 2014 A/C.3/69/L.28/Rev.1 This was the General Assembly’s Third Committee resolution deciding to submit the report of the Human Rights Council mandated DPRK Commission of Inquiry to the Security Council and encouraged the Council to consider relevant recommendations and take appropriate action, including the referral to the ICC.
19 December 2011 A/RES/66/174 This was the General Assembly’sannual (since 2003) resolution condemning the DPRK’s human rights record.
Selected Human Rights Council Documents View All
2 July 2014 A/HRC/27/10 This was the report of the working group on the 2014 Universal Periodic Review of the DPRK.
13 June 2014 A/HRC/26/43 This was the first report submitted by the Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in the DPRK to the Human Rights Council since the Commission of Inquiry on human rights in the DPRK completed its work in March 2014.
26 March 2014 A/HRC/25/L.17 This was the draft of the Human Rights Council resolution on the DPRK which was adopted on 28 March.
Selected IAEA Documents View All
12 February 2003 GOV/2003/14 This was a IAEA report on the implementation of the NPT safeguards agreement between the agency and DPRK.
1 April 1993 GOV/2645 This report found the DPRK in violation of its safeguards obligations and referred the matter to the Council.
Selected Other Documents View All
13 February 2013 S/2013/91 This was a note verbale from the DPRK on its 12 February nuclear test.