Insights: DPRK

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    Meeting on the Human Rights Situation in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)

    Tomorrow afternoon (10 December), the Security Council is expected to hold a meeting on the human rights situation in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), with briefings by High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein and Under-Secretary-General...

    posted on WED 9 DEC 2015
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    Mandate Renewal of DPRK Panel of Experts and Panel Report

    Tomorrow morning (4 March), the Security Council will adopt a resolution extending the mandate of the Panel of Experts assisting the 1718 Democratic Republic of Korea (DPRK) Sanctions Committee. The proposed text, which was put in blue yesterday, closely follows...

    posted on TUE 3 MAR 2015
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    Meeting on the Human Rights Situation in North Korea

    On Monday afternoon (22 December), the Council is scheduled to hold a meeting on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). This will be the first time that the situation in the DPRK is considered as a separate agenda item...

    posted on FRI 19 DEC 2014
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    Arria-Formula Meeting with the Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)

    Tomorrow afternoon (17 April), Australia, France and the US have convened an Arria formula meeting with the members of the commission of inquiry on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) established by the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) on...

    posted on WED 16 APR 2014
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    Consultations and Possible Response to DPRK (North Korea) Launching Missiles

    This afternoon during informal consultations, Security Council members are scheduled to discuss a possible response to the 26 March launch by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) of two medium-range Rodong ballistic missiles into the East Sea, between the...

    posted on THU 27 MAR 2014
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    Meeting of the 1718 DPRK Sanctions Committee

    Tomorrow afternoon (Friday, 31 May), the 1718 Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Sanctions Committee will meet to discuss the latest report from the Panel of Experts (PoE) assisting the Committee. (On 7 March, almost four months in advance of...

    posted on THU 30 MAY 2013
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    DPRK (North Korea): Adoption of New Sanctions Resolution

    Tomorrow morning, 7 March, the Council is scheduled to adopt a resolution that will tighten some of the existing sanctions provisions against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and impose additional measures in response to its 12 February nuclear...

    posted on WED 6 MAR 2013
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    DPRK Resolution Adoption

    The Security Council seems set to adopt a resolution today (22 January) at 3pm responding to the missile launch of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) on 12 December 2012. In remarks to the press on behalf of Council...

    posted on TUE 22 JAN 2013
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    Council Meeting on DPRK Rocket Launch

    Council members are scheduled to meet this morning (13 April) in consultations to discuss the launch of a rocket by the People’s Democratic Republic of Korea (DPRK) on 12 April. There appears to be general agreement that launching the rocket,...

    posted on FRI 13 APR 2012
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    Renewal of Iran and DPRK Sanctions Panel of Experts

    The mandates for the Iran and DRPK sanctions committees experts expire on 9 and 12 June respectively. Council members at expert level have been negotiating resolutions renewing the mandate of these two panel of experts and expected to adopt them...

    posted on THU 9 JUN 2011
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    Insights on Iran and DPRK (North Korea) Sanctions

    It seems the panel of experts that assists the Iran sanctions committee circulated its final report to Council members on Saturday 7 May. The report was due to the Council 30 days before the expiry of the panel’s mandate on...

    posted on TUE 10 MAY 2011