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Discussion Paper: Implications of the Right to Development for the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and other United Nations Member States

Discussion Paper: Implications of the Right to Development for the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and other United Nations Member States
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Laying the human rights foundations for peace: Supporting an inclusive and human rights-centred peace process in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

Laying the human rights foundations for peace: Supporting an inclusive and human rights-centred peace process in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
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“I still feel the pain…” Human rights violations against women detained in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

“I still feel the pain…” Human rights violations against women detained in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
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The price is rights: The violation of the right to an adequate standard of living in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

The price is rights: The violation of the right to an adequate standard of living in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
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Report of the OHCHR - TORN APART - The human rights dimension of the involuntary separation of Korean families

Torn Apart: The human rights dimension of the involuntary separation of Korean families
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Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea to the GA 76th session
A/76/392

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Tomás Ojea Quintana
A/HRC/46/51

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the rights of the persons with disabilities on her visit to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
A/HRC/46/51/Add.1

Most recent reports by the UN Secretary-General, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and Secretariat

Report of the Secretary-General on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (A/76/242)

Report of the Secretary-General on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (A/75/271)

Report of the Secretary-General on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (A/74/268)

Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the Accountability Project

Report of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review - Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (A/HRC/42/10)

Addendum Report of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review - Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (A/HRC/42/10/Add.1)

Report of the Secretary-General on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (A/73/308)

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Most recent concluding observations

Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
Concluding observations (2017) CEDAW/C/PRK/CO/2-4

Committee on the Rights of the Child
Concluding observations (2017) CRC/C/PRK/CO/5

Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
Concluding observations (2003) E/C.12/1/Add.95

Human Rights Committee
Concluding observations (2001) CCPR/CO/72/PRK


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