UN Documents for DPRK (North Korea)

Selected Security Council Resolutions View All
21 March 2018 S/RES/2407 This was a resolution, unanimously adopted, extending the mandate of the Panel of Experts of the 1718 DPRK Sanctions Committee until 24 April 2019.
22 December 2017 S/RES/2397 This was a resolution, adopted unanimously, tightening sanctions on the DPRK.
11 September 2017 S/RES/2375 This resolution expanded sanctions to additional sectors of the North Korean economy in response to the DPRK's nuclear test.
Selected Security Council Presidential Statements View All
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 View All
21 December 2018 S/2018/1148 This was the report of the 1718 DPRK Sanctions Committee.
14 September 2018 SC/13505 This was a press release about an update of one designated vessel on the sanctions list.
8 August 2018 SC/13449 This was a press release on amending one entity on the sanctions list.
Selected Security Council Letters View All
1 December 2017 S/2017/1006 This was a letter from the Permanent Representatives of France, Italy, Japan, Senegal, Sweden, Ukraine, the UK, the US and Uruguay requesting a meeting on the human rights situation in the DPRK.
16 May 2017 S/2017/429 This was a letter from the DPRK to the Secretary-General referring to the 13 May launch as a legitimate exercise of the right to self-defence.
18 April 2017 S/2017/337 This letter transmitted the concept note for the 28 April Council meeting on the denuclearisation of the DPRK.
Selected Security Council Meeting Records View All
27 September 2018 S/PV.8363 This was ministerial-level meeting on denuclearization the DPRK.
17 September 2018 S/PV.8353 This was an open briefing on the implementation of sanctions on the DPRK with a briefing by Under‑Secretary‑General for Political Affairs Rosemary DiCarlo on the recent efforts to denuclearise the Korean peninsula.
21 March 2018 S/PV.8210 This was the meeting at which the Council adopted resolution 2407, extending the Panel of Experts of the 1718 DPRK Sanctions Committee until 24 April 2019.
Selected Security Council Press Statements View All
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 View All
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 View All
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 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.