UN Documents for DPRK (North Korea)
|Selected Security Council Resolutions
|23 March 2023 S/RES/2680
|This resolution extended the mandate of the Panel of Experts assisting the 1718 DPRK Sanctions Committee until 30 April 2024.
|25 March 2022 S/RES/2627
|This resolution extended the mandate of the Panel of Experts assisting the 1718 DPRK Sanctions Committee until 30 April 2023.
|26 March 2021 S/RES/2569
|This resolution extended the mandate of the Panel of Experts of the 1718 DPRK Sanctions Committee until 30 April 2022.
|Selected Security Council Presidential Statements
|29 August 2017 S/PRST/2017/16
|Condemned the launch of a missile over the territory of Japan and urged the DPRK to comply with previous Council resolutions and presidential statements.
|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.
|Selected Sanctions Committee Documents
|12 September 2023 S/2023/656
|This is the midterm report of the Panel of Experts assisting the 1718 DPRK Sanctions Committee.
|7 March 2023 S/2023/171
|This is the final report of the Panel of Experts assisting the 1718 DPRK Sanctions Committee.
|7 September 2022 S/2022/668
|This was the midterm report of the 1718 Panel of Experts.
|Selected Security Council Letters
|26 March 2021 S/2021/296
|This was letter from the president of the Security Council, containing the results of the vote on resolution 2569.
|31 March 2020 S/2020/270
|This contained the written procedure voting record from 30 March on resolution 2515 that extended the mandate of the Panel of Experts of the 1718 DPRK Sanctions Committee.
|30 March 2020 S/2020/246
|This was a letter by the president of the Security Council containing the results of the vote on resolution 2515.
|Selected Security Council Meeting Records
|31 December 2023 S/PV.9514
|This was an open briefing on the DPRK.
|27 November 2023 S/PV.9485
|This was an open briefing on the DPRK.
|17 August 2023 S/PV.9398
|The meeting record is about an open briefing on the human rights situation in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) on 17 August 2023.
|Selected Security Council Press Statements
|8 December 2017 SC/13113
|This was the press release from the 1718 Sanctions Committee ahead of its 11 December meeting.
|15 September 2017 SC/12994
|Council members strongly condemned the launches, condemned further the DPRK for its outrageous actions, and demanded that it immediately cease all such actions and comply with all UN resolutions.
|22 May 2017 SC/12831
|This was a press statement condemning the DPRK’s 21 May missile launch and calling on the 1718 DPRK Sanctions Committee “to redouble its efforts to improve global implementation of all measures".
|Selected General Assembly Documents
|31 October 2016 A/C.3/71/L.23
|This was a General Assembly resolution on the human rights situation in the DPRK adopted by the Third Committee on 15 November 2016.
|7 October 2016 A/71/439
|This was a report from the Secretary-General on the human rights situation in the DPRK.
|26 September 2016 A/71/402
|This was a report to the General Assembly of the special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the DPRK.
|Selected Human Rights Council Documents
|23 March 2018 A/HRC/RES/37/28
|This was a resolution extending the mandate of the special rapporteur for human rights in DPRK for one year.
|9 March 2018 A/HRC/37/69
|This was a report of the special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the DPRK.
|8 December 2017 A/HRC/37/56/Add.1
|This was the report of the special rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities on her visit to the DPRK from 3 to 8 May 2017.
|Selected IAEA Documents
|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
|17 March 2023 Arria-formula Meeting Concept Note: DPRK
|This was an Arria-formula meeting convened by Albania and the US on 17 March 2023, titled: “The situation of human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)”.
|26 May 2022 S/2022/431
|This was a draft resolution proposed by the US and vetoed by China and Russia that would have updated and strengthened the 1718 DPRK sanctions regime.
|13 February 2013 S/2013/91
|This was a note verbale from the DPRK on its 12 February nuclear test.