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Democratic People's Republic of Korea UN Entities   

Committee established pursuant to Security Council resolution 1718 (2006) concerning the Democratic People's Republic of Korea) http://www.un.org/sc/committees/1718/index.shtml International Atomic Energy Agency – Topics in Focus : IAEA & DPRK http://www.iaea.org/newscenter/focus/iaeadprk/index.shtml Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/HRC/CoIDPRK/Pages/CommissionInquiryonHRinDPRK.aspx

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Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights - Democratic People's Republic of Korea http://www.ohchr.org/EN/countries/AsiaRegion/Pages/KPIndex.aspx Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea http://www2.ohchr.org/english/countries/kp/mandate/index.htm Food and Agriculture Organization – FAO in emergencies: Democratic People's Republic of Korea http://www.fao.org/emergencies/countries/detail/en/c/161543/ International Fund for Agricultural Development - IFAD in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea http://operations.ifad.org/web/ifad/operations/country/home/tags/dprkorea UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) - At a glance: Korea, Democratic People's Republic http://www.unicef.org/infobycountry/korea.html UN Development Programme (UNDP) in DPR Korea http://www.undp.org/dprk/ UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) – Korea, Democratic People's Republic of http://www.unhcr.org/cgi-bin/texis/vtx/page?page=49e488f56 United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) o ReliefWeb - Democratic People's Republic of Korea (the): http://reliefweb.int/taxonomy/term/74 World Food Programme (WFP) – Korea, Democratic People's Republic (DPRK) http://www.wfp.org/countries/korea-democratic-peoples-republic-dprk World Health Organization (WHO): Democratic People's Republic of Korea http://www.who.int/countries/prk/en/

Further Information 

News Focus: DPR of Korea: http://www.un.org/apps/news/infocusRel.asp?infocusID=69&Body= democratic+people&Body1=Korea


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Security Council Meetings on Non-proliferation -Democratic People's Republic of Korea      

2013: 7 March, 22 January Meeting records, press releases and resolutions: http://www.un.org/depts/dhl/resguide/scact2013_en.shtml 2012: 12 June, 16 April http://www.un.org/depts/dhl/resguide/scact2012_en.shtml 2011: 10 June http://www.un.org/depts/dhl/resguide/scact2011_en.shtml 2010: 7 June http://www.un.org/depts/dhl/resguide/scact2010_en.shtml 2009: 12 June, 13 April http://www.un.org/depts/dhl/resguide/scact2009_en.shtml Earlier years: http://www.un.org/depts/dhl/resguide/scact2013_en.shtml

Selected UN Documents   

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A/HRC/RES/22/13 (9 April 2013): Situation of human rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea : resolution / adopted by the Human Rights Council: http://undocs.org/A/HRC/RES/22/13 S/RES/2094 (7 March 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

A/HRC/22/57 (1 February 2013): Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Marzuki Darusman: http://undocs.org/A/HRC/22/57 Annexes (p. 13-39): 1. Analysis of patterns of human rights violations in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, documented by the United Nations through its reports and resolutions since 2004 -- 2. List of United Nations documents reviewed.

A/67/362 (13 September 2012): Situation of human rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea : report of the Secretary-General: http://undocs.org/A/67/362 Submitted in accordance with General Assembly resolution 66/14; covers the period Sept. 2011-Aug. 2012.

S/RES/2087 (22 January 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 (12 June 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/2012/422 (14 June 2012): Note [transmitting final report of the Panel of Experts Established pursuant to Security Council Resolution 1874 (2009) concerning the Democratic People's Republic of Korea]: http://undocs.org/S/2012/422 Annexes (p.45-74): 1. Map of main launch sites and nuclear complex, Democratic People's Republic of Korea -2. Imagery of the Yongbyon nuclear complex -- 3. Imagery of the fuel fabrication plant -- 4. Imagery of the 5MWe reactor and light water reactor construction site -- 5. Imagery of Tongchang-ri (Sohae launch site) -- 6. Imagery of Musudan-ri (Tonghae launch site) -- 7. Items designated by Member States as luxury goods -- 8. Excerpts from the FATF 40 Recommendations, February 2012 -- 9. Financial risks identified by the Department of the Treasury of the United States of America -- 10. List of autonomous designations -- 11. List of the Panel's meetings.

S/RES/1985 (10 June 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/2011/84 (22 February 2011): Report of the Security Council Committee Established pursuant to Resolution 1718 (2006) [1 Jan.-31 Dec. 2010]: http://undocs.org/S/2011/84 S/RES/1928 (7 June 2010): http://undocs.org/S/RES/1928(2010)

S/RES/1874 (12 June 2009): http://undocs.org/S/RES/1874(2009)

on extension of the mandate of the Panel of Experts on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea on measures against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea in connection with its nuclear weapon tests


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Further Documents 

UN Member States on the Record: Democratic People's Republic of Korea http://www.un.org/depts/dhl/unms/democraticpeoplesrepublicofkorea.shtml key documents related to its membership in the UN; statements made before the principal organs; draft resolutions sponsored; periodic reports submitted on Human Rights conventions, etc.

Selected Statements and Speeches by UN Officials       

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Secretary-General calls on donors to respond to drastic underfunding of life-saving operations in Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (SG/SM/15219 , 15 August 2013): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2013/sgsm15219.doc.htm On Sixtieth Anniversary of Korean War Armistice Agreement, Secretary-General says question remains unresolved, permanent peace ‘a distant prospect’ (SG/SM/15189, 27 July 2013): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2013/sgsm15189.doc.htm Secretary-General welcomes accord on talks between Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Republic of Korea (SG/SM/15083, 6 June 2013): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2013/sgsm15083.doc.htm Secretary-General expresses support for dialogue to return Korean industrial complex to normal operation (SG/SM/14982, 25 April 2013): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2013/sgsm14982.doc.htm Secretary-General welcomes Security Council adoption of resolution on recent nuclear test by Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (SG/SM/14854-SC/10935, 7 March 2013): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2013/sgsm14854.doc.htm Secretary-General condemns nuclear weapon test, urging Democratic People’s Republic of Korea to ‘reverse course’, work for de-nuclearization (SG/SM/14809-DC/3414, 12 February 2013): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2013/sgsm14809.doc.htm Secretary-General welcomes Security Council’s condemnation of december launch by Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, urges diplomatic engagement (SG/SM/14779SC/10893-DC/3412, 22 January 2013): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2013/sgsm14779.doc.htm Pillay urges more attention to human rights abuses in North Korea, calls for international inquiry (Press Release, 14 January 2013): http://www.ohchr.org/en/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=12923&LangID=E Secretary-General, at Headquarters Photo Show, welcomes Security Council’s discussion on Democratic People’s Republic of Korea rocket launch (SG/SM/14725, 12 December 2012): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2012/sgsm14725.doc.htm Secretary-General deplores rocket launch by Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, concerned about possible effects on regional peace, stability (SG/SM/14722-DC/3406, 12 December 2012): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2012/sgsm14722.doc.htm Following rocket launch failure, Secretary-General urges Democratic People’s Republic of Korea to avoid further ‘provocative actions’ (SG/SM/14228, 13 April 2012): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2012/sgsm14228.doc.htm Secretary-General urges Democratic People’s Republic of Korea to reconsider launching ‘Application Satellite’ (SG/SM/14168, 16 March 2012): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2012/sgsm14168.doc.htm Secretary-General welcomes positive, substantive progress achieved at recent Beijing Talks between Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, United States (SG/SM/14135, 29 February 2012): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2012/sgsm14135.doc.htm


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Secretary-General extends sympathy to People of Democratic People’s Republic of Korea at time of national mourning, after death of Leader Kim Jong Il (SG/SM/14031, 19 December 2011): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2011/sgsm14031.doc.htm Expressing deep concern at rising tension, Secretary-General condemns attack by Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, calls for ‘immediate restraint’ (SG/SM/13271, 23 November 2010): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2010/sgsm13271.doc.htm Secretary-General welcomes agreement between Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Republic of Korea to resume cross-border family reunions ( SG/SM/12429, 31 August 2009): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2009/sgsm12429.doc.htm Secretary-General welcomes resolution on Democratic People’s Republic of Korea nuclear test as ‘clear and strong message’, calls for full compliance (SG/SM/12308-DC/3178, 12 June 2009): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs//2009/sgsm12308.doc.htm Secretary-General deplores nuclear test by Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, trusts Security Council will send strong, unified message (SG/SM/12269-DC/3176, 26 May 2009): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2009/sgsm12269.doc.htm Secretary-General welcomes Security Council’s adoption of Presidential statement on Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (SG/SM/12184-SC/9635, 13 April 2009): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2009/sgsm12184.doc.htm Secretary-General regrets launch by Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, urges country to comply with relevant Security Council resolutions (SG/SM/12171, 5 April 2009): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2009/sgsm12171.doc.htm

Non-UN Sources 

Security Council Report: DPRK (North Korea): http://www.securitycouncilreport.org/dprk-north-korea/

August 2013 not an official document - for information only http://www.unric.org/html/english/library/backgrounders/dprk_eng.pdf

Dprk eng  

http://www.unric.org/html/english/library/backgrounders/dprk_eng.pdf

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