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UNRIC Library Backgrounder: Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

UN Entities

 

Security Council Meetings on Non-proliferation — Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

 

Selected UN Documents

  • Annual Reports of the Security Council Committee Established pursuant to Resolution 1718 (2006) addressed to the President of the Security Council: https://www.un.org/securitycouncil/sanctions/1718/annual-reports
  • Reports of the Panel of Experts concerning the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea:
    https://www.un.org/securitycouncil/sanctions/1718/panel_experts/reports
  • Reports on the “Situation of Human Rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea”: https://bit.ly/3zyWFQV
  • Resolutions on the “Situation of Human Rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea”: https://bit.ly/3HpV8P1
  • S/RES/2627 (2022): https://undocs.org/S/RES/2627(2022)
    on extension of the mandate of the Panel of Experts Established pursuant to Security Council Resolution 1874 (2009) concerning the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea until 30 Apr. 2023
  • S/RES/2569 (2021): https://undocs.org/S/RES/2569(2021)
    on extension of the mandate of the Panel of Experts Established pursuant to Security Council Resolution 1874 (2009) concerning the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea until 30 Apr. 2022
  • A/HRC/46/52 (11 January 2021): Promoting accountability in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea: report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights: https://undocs.org/A/HRC/46/52
    Describes the activities of OHCHR to implement Human Rights Council resolutions 34/24 and 40/20.
  • S/RES/2515 (2020): https://undocs.org/S/RES/2515(2020)
    on extension of the mandate of the Panel of Experts Established pursuant to Security Council Resolution 1874 (2009) concerning the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea until 30 Apr. 2021
  • A/74/639 (6 January 2020): Letter dated 2 January 2020 from the Chargé d’affaires a.i. of Germany to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General: http://undocs.org/A/74/639
    Transmits, on behalf of Australia, Belgium, Canada, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Peru, Poland, Slovenia, Spain, Ukraine, United Kingdom and United States, letter regarding overseas workers from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and Member States’ obligations under relevant Security Council resolutions.
  • S/RES/2464 (2019): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2464(2019)
    on extension of the mandate of the Panel of Experts Established pursuant to Security Council Resolution 1874 (2009) concerning the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea until 24 Apr. 2020
  • S/2018/944 (22 October 2018): Letter dated 22 October 2018 from the Permanent Representative of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2018/944
    Transmits joint press release made public at the 3-party negotiations among the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, the Russian Federation and China, held in Moscow, 9 Oct. 2018.
  • A/72/109-S/2018/820 (10 September 2018): Letter dated 6 September 2018 from the representatives of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and the Republic of Korea to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General: http://undocs.org/A/72/109
    Transmits the Panmunjom Declaration on Peace, Prosperity and Reunification of the Korean Peninsula, jointly agreed and signed at the inter-Korean summit held in Panmunjom on 27 Apr. 2018.
  • S/RES/2407 (2018): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2407(2018)
    on extension of the mandate of the Panel of Experts Established pursuant to Security Council Resolution 1874 (2009) concerning the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea until 24 Apr. 2019
  • S/RES/2397 (2017): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2397(2017)
    on strengthening sanctions against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and condemning the nuclear test of 28 Nov. 2017
  • S/2017/1038 (11 December 2017): Letter dated 1 December 2017 from the Permanent Representative of Japan to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General: http://undocs.org/S/2017/1038
    Transmits concept note for the Security Council briefing on the topic “Non-proliferation/Democratic People’s Republic of Korea”, to be held on 15 Dec. 2017.
  • S/RES/2375 (2017): https://undocs.org/S/RES/2375(2017)
    on strengthening sanctions against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and condemning the nuclear test of 2 Sept. 2017
  • S/RES/2371 (2017): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2371(2017)(2017)
    on strengthening sanctions against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and condemning the ballistic missile launches of 3 and 28 July 2017
  • S/RES/2356 (2017): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2356(2017)
    on strengthening sanctions against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and condemning the nuclear weapons and ballistic missile development activities conducted since 9 Sept. 2016
  • S/2017/337 (19 April 2017): Letter dated 18 April 2017 from the Permanent Representative of the United States to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General: http://undocs.org/S/2017/337
    Transmits concept note for the Security Council thematic debate on the denuclearization of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, to be held on 28 Apr. 2017.
  • S/RES/2345 (2017): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2345(2017)
    on extension of the mandate of the Panel of Experts Established pursuant to Security Council Resolution 1874 (2009) concerning the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea until 24 Apr. 2018
  • S/RES/2321 (2016): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2231(2016)
    on strengthening sanctions against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and condemning the nuclear test of 9 Sept. 2016
  • S/RES/2276 (2016): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2276(2016)
    on extension of the mandate of the Panel of Experts Established pursuant to Security Council Resolution 1874 (2009) concerning the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea until 24 Apr. 2017
  • S/RES/2270 (2016): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2270(2016)
    on condemning the nuclear test of 6 Jan. 2016 and strengthening sanctions against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
  • A/HRC/31/38 (1 February 2016): Role and achievements of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights with regard to the situation of human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea : report of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights: http://undocs.org/A/HRC/31/38
    Submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 28/22, covers the period 1 Apr.-31 Dec. 2015.
  • S/2015/223 (31 March 2015): Letter dated 30 March 2015 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2015/223
    Refers to Security Council resolution 2207 (2015) extending until 5 Apr. 2016 the mandate of the Panel of Experts as specified in paragraph 26 of resolution 1874 (2009); reports the appointment of 8 experts and the designation of the Coordinator of the Panel.
  • S/RES/2207 (2015): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2207(2015)
    on extension of the mandate of the Panel of Experts Established pursuant to Security Council Resolution 1874 (2009) concerning the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea until 5 Apr. 2016
  • A/HRC/27/10 (2 July 2014): Report of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review : Democratic People’s Republic of Korea: http://undocs.org/A/HRC/27/10
  • S/2014/276 (14 April 2014): Letter dated 14 April 2014 from the Permanent Representatives of Australia, France and the United States of America to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2014/276
    Transmits report of the Human Rights Council Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea previously issued as A/HRC/25/63; report includes 2 annexes.
  • S/RES/2141 (2014): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2141(2014)
    extending for 13 months the mandate of the Panel of Experts that assists the Sanctions Committee on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
  • S/RES/2094 (2013): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2094(2013)
    on strengthening sanctions against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and condemning the missile launch of 12 Feb. 2013
  • S/RES/2087 (2012): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2087(2013)
    on condemning the missile launch of 12 Dec. 2012 by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
  • S/RES/2050 (2012): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2050(2012)
    on extension of the mandate of the Panel of Experts as specified in resolution 1874 (2009) concerning the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea until 12 July 2013
  • S/RES/1985 (2011): http://undocs.org/S/RES/1985(2011)
    on renewal of the mandate of the UN Panel of Experts Established pursuant to Security Council Resolution 1874 (2009) until 12 June 2012
  • S/RES/1928 (2010): http://undocs.org/S/RES/1928(2010)
    on extension of the mandate of the Panel of Experts on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
  • S/RES/1874 (2009): http://undocs.org/S/RES/1874(2009)
    on measures against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea in connection with its nuclear weapon tests

 

Further Documents

 

Selected Statements and Speeches by UN Officials

 

Further information

 

Non-UN Sources

26 May 2022
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