Korea

Post latest missile test, Security Council condemns DPRK's 'highly destabilizing behaviour'

The United Nations Security Council today strongly condemned the latest ballistic missile launch by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), calling it “in grave violation” of the country's international obligations under six of the body's resolutions passed between 2006 and 2016.

DPRK’s latest ballistic missile and engine test raises risk of regional arms race – UN Security Council

The United Nations Security Council today strongly condemned the ballistic missile launch and a ballistic missile engine test conducted by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) this week in flagrant and provocative defiance of a number of Council resolutions expressly forbidding such activities.

DPR Korea facing ‘entrenched, largely forgotten’ humanitarian crisis, senior UN official warns

Over two-thirds of the population in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) suffers from food insecurity, malnutrition, and a lack of access to basic health and sanitation services, according to a latest humanitarian report, which also appeals for $114 million to meet the urgent need of the most vulnerable.

Latest ballistic launches by DPR Korea raise risk of regional arms race, UN Security Council warns

Expressing strong condemnation of the most recent ballistic missile launches carried out by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), the United Nations Security Council reiterated that the country should refrain from any actions, including nuclear tests, in violation of the relevant Council resolutions, and comply fully with its obligations under those resolutions.

UN chief Guterres condemns reported firing of multiple ballistic missiles by DPR Korea

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned the reported firing of ballistic missiles today by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), three of which landed in Japan’s Exclusive Economic Zone.

UN strongly condemns DPR Korea's ballistic missile launch

Secretary-General António Guterres and the United Nations Security Council today voiced strong opposition to the latest ballistic missile launch by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, calling on Pyongyang to fully comply with its international obligations to denuclearize.

Human rights violations in DPR Korea ‘warning signs of instability and conflict,’ Security Council told

Citing human rights violations in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), senior United Nations officials today highlighted the need for the Security Council to pay attention to the situation “of great concern.”

New UN report urges action to end 'unimaginable suffering' for separated families on Korean peninsula

A new report from the United Nations human rights wing calls attention to more than 60 years of separation between families on the Korean peninsula, and urges action in order to alleviate the suffering of families.

Security Council strengthens measures against DPRK’s nuclear, ballistic missile activities

Strongly condemning the nuclear test conducted by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) on 9 September, the Security Council today unanimously adopted measures that United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon described as “the toughest and most comprehensive sanctions regime ever” against that country.

‘Massive efforts’ under way in flood-hit northern DPRK require additional support – UN

While nearly 12,000 families in northern Democratic Republic of Korea (DPRK) have moved into new houses three months after devastating Typhoon Lionrock destroyed their homes, the United Nations is reporting that this “massive effort” still needs additional support so damaged water networks can be repaired and essential medicines and nutritious foods can be provided.