Sanctions, including UNSCR 1718 and UNSCR 1874
Contains a collection of documents on US and UN-sponsored sanctions against North Korea, as well as UN resolutions and actions concerning the DPRK.
This Government Accountability Office report finds that the United States has increased flexibility to impose sanctions, but the United Nations is impeded by a lack of Member State reports.
This report by the UN Panel of Experts on North Korea sanctions resolutions reviews evidence regarding the continued efforts by the DPRK to develop nuclear weapons, other weapons of mass destruction and ballistic missiles. The report further examines the implementation of the resolutions by Member States and the violation of sanctions relating to arms and related materiel and luxury goods. The report draws upon information provided by Member States and the private sector, as well as publicly available material, satellite imagery and vessel tracking systems.
This Executive Order, issued on January 2, 2015, expands the scope with which the Treasury Department may impose sanctions designations against North Korean entities and individuals. It was issued concurrently with Treasury designations of 10 North Korean officials and 3 North Korean entities, shortly after the U.S. accused North Korea of responsibility for the Sony Pictures hack.
H.R. 1771, the North Korea Sanctions Enforcement Act: Issues for Individuals and Organizations Operating in North Korea
NCNK Issue Brief outlining the potential impacts of the North Korean Sanctions Enforcement Act on NGO activities in North Korea.
A brief summary of the substitute legislation offered by Rep. Ed Royce on HR 1771, the "North Korea Sanctions Enforcement Act", prior to markup by the House Foreign Affairs Committee
Summary of legislation introduced in the House of Representatives on April 26, 2013, which would expand the scope of U.S. sanctions targeting North Korea.
Final report of the Panel of Experts established pursuant to Resolution 1874 (2009) on the implementation of UN sanctions targeting North Korea.
UNSCR 2094, adopted in March 2013 after North Korea conducted its third nuclear test, condemns the DPRK's action and implements new sanctions measures, including tightened financial sanctions.
This Security Council Resolution, adopted in response to North Korea's December 12, 2012 satellite launch using ballistic missile technology, reemphasizes the measures adopted in UNSCR 1718 and 1874, and extends sanctions to additional North Korean entities, including the Korean Committee for Space Technology.
The Panel of Experts established according to UNSCR 1874 (2009), submitted their final report as required by UNSCR 1985 (2011) on May 11 2012. The Sanctions Committee reviewed the report on June 11 2012.
Federation of American Scientists Issue Brief, authored by Daniel Wertz of NCNK and Ali Vaez, formerly director of the FAS Iran Project, comparing the history and terms of sanctions targeting Iran and North Korea's nuclear programs.
This resolution, adopted on June 12, 2012, extends by one year the mandate of the Panel of Experts established by UNSCR 1874 to report on the enforcement of sanctions on North Korea.
This resolution, which was adopted on June 10, 2011, extends the mandate of the Panel of Experts created under UNSCR 1874 (2009) through June 12 2012 and requests a midterm report by November 12, a further midterm report by 12 December (after discussion with the Sanctions Committee) and a final report by May 13, 2012 and the further final report (after discussion with the Sanctions Committee) by June 10, 2012.
This UN Security Council Resolution, adopted June 7, 2010, "pursuant to paragraph 26 of resolution 1874 (2009) and the 12 May 2010 final report by the Panel. . . extends the mandate of the Panel of Experts monitoring sanctions on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea until 12 June 2011."
This Issue Brief provides information on UN Security Council Resolution 1718, adopted October 2006. For more resources on 1718, please see http://www.ncnk.org/resources/news-items/1718resources/.
Contains key documents and information on the adoption of UNSCR 1874, passed by the UN Security Council in the wake of North Korea's second nuclear test in 2009.
This document is a detailed timeline of US and UN sanctions, and the events leading to them, concluding with the adoption of UNSCR 1874 and the sanctions imposed under UNSCR 1718.
A summary of news on Banco Delta Asia, a Macao-based bank that has faced US sanctions due to allegations of helping North Korea launder money.
This page highlights news, publications and links regarding UN Resolution 1718 and other US sanctions on the DPRK
North Korea: Unilateral and Multilateral Economic Sanctions and U.S. Department of Treasury Actions 1955-April 2009
This April 28, 2009 NCNK report on U.S. and UN Sanctions on North Korea replaces the February 2009 and January 2008 versions of the report. This report includes a brief review of sanctions and other bilateral actions implemented by China, Japan and the Republic of Korea. This report will be updated as necessary.