Democratic People's Republic of Korea

'Peace, dialogue' and diplomacy needed over DPRK: UN expert

The Security Council has to be careful not to negatively impact “ordinary people” in North Korea through sanctions aimed at stopping its nuclear weapons programme.

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DPRK drought affecting food production: FAO

Food production in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has been severely damaged by the worst drought in the country since 2001, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported on Thursday.

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News in Brief 05 July 2017 - AM

North Korea missile test “another brazen violation”: UN chief

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News in Brief 16 June 2017 (PM)

UN Peacekeeping chief expresses “deep concern” over violence in DRC

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Security Council debates DPRK nuclear issue

The Security Council has been discussing what the UN Secretary-General calls one of the longest standing and most serious issues facing the international community: denuclea

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News in Brief 8 March 2017 (AM)

Security Council condemns latest DPRK missile launch

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News in Brief 13 February 2016 (AM)

UN chief condemns DPRK ballistic missile launch

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News in Brief 6 February 2016 (PM)

Syria: Millions in Aleppo without water

The United Nations is expressing grave concern over a water crisis in Aleppo, Syria, where nearly two million people have been cut off from their main source, which is under the control of the extremist group ISIL, also known as Daesh.

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