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Selected UN Documents
  • S/2016/308 (4 April 2016): Letter dated 4 April 2016 from the Chair of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1718 (2006) addressed to the President of the Security Council:
    http://undocs.org/S/2016/308
    Transmits the report of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1718 (2006) prepared in accordance with paragraph 25 of resolution 2270 (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/RES/70/172 (25 February 2016): Situation of human rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly:
    http://undocs.org/A/RES/70/172
  • S/2016/157 (24 Feb. 2016): Note [transmitting 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/2016/157
    Includes annexes (p.71-295). Transmits letter dated 22 Feb. 2016 from the Coordinator of the Panel of Experts established pursuant to resolution 1874 (2009) stating that the Panel's report was provided to the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1718 (2006) on 19 Jan. 2016 and was considered by the Committee on 16 Feb. 2016.
  • 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.
  • A/HRC/31/70 (19 January 2016): Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea : note / by the Secretariat:
    http://undocs.org/A/HRC/31/70  
    Submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 28/22.
  • S/2015/987 (31 December 2015): Letter dated 16 December 2015 from the Chair of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1718 (2006) addressed to the President of the Security Council:
    http://undocs.org/S/2015/987
    Transmits report of the Committee's activities for 2015.
  • A/70/393 (25 September 2015): Situation of human rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea : report of the Secretary-General:
    http://undocs.org/A/70/393
  • A/70/362 (8 September 2015): Situation of human rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea : note / by the Secretary-General:
    http://undocs.org/A/70/362
    Transmits report of the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Marzuki Darusman, in accordance with General Assembly resolution 69/188.
  • 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.
  • A/HRC/28/71 (18 March 2015): 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/28/71
    Submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 25/25. Focuses on the development of a "multitrack strategy on addressing the issue of international abductions, enforced disappearances and related matters".
  • 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]
  • S/2015/131 (23 February 2015): 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/2015/131
    Transmits letter dated 23 Feb. 2015 from the Panel of Experts established pursuant to resolution 1874 (2009) stating that the Panel's report was provided to the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1718 (2006) on 19 Jan. 2015 and was considered by the Committee on 11 Feb. 2015.
  • A/RES/69/188 (18 December 2014): Situation of human rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea:
    http://undocs.org/A/RES/69/188
  • A/69/639 (5 December 2014): Situation of human rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea : report of the Secretary-General:
    http://undocs.org/A/69/639
    Submitted pursuant to General Assembly resolution 68/183; provides an overview of the situation of human rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and of the new developments in the country's engagement with the UN regarding human rights situation during the period from Sept. 2013 to Nov. 2014.
  • A/69/548 (24 October 2014): Situation of human rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea : note / by the Secretary-General:
    http://undocs.org/A/69/548
    Transmits report of the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Marzuki Darusman, in accordance with General Assembly resolution 68/183.
  • 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
  • A/HRC/26/43 (13 June 2014): 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/26/43
    Discusses the direction the Special Rapporteur intends to take in fulfilling his mandate, building on the findings and recommendations of the Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
  • 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/2014/147 (6 March 2014): 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/2014/147
  • S/RES/2141 (5 March 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
  • A/68/319 (14 August 2013): Situation of human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea : Note by the Secretary-General
    http://undocs.org/A/68/319
    transmits the report on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea submitted by the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights, Marzuki Darusman, in accordance with General Assembly resolution 67/181
  • 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 5-MWe 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)
    on extension of the mandate of the Panel of Experts on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
  • S/RES/1874 (12 June 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

 

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