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On anniversary of UN-backed treaty banning nuclear tests, Ban reiterates call to action

27 April 2016 – Marking the 20th anniversary of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO), United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today that instead of a celebration, the occasion is a call to action on the work that remains to be done to end nuclear testing and continue on an environmentally sustainable path.


Water scarcity in DPR Korea causes first drop in food production since 2010 – UN agency

27 April 2016 – The total food production in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) decreased by nine per cent in 2015, marking the first drop since 2010 due to drought and low irrigation water availability, the latest report from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) showed today.


Security Council strongly condemns firing of ballistic missile by DPR Korea

24 April 2016 – The United Nations Security Council has strongly condemned the firing of a submarine-launched ballistic missile yesterday by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), reiterating that such activities increase tension in the region and beyond.


Security Council strongly condemns firing of ballistic missile by DPR Korea

15 April 2016 – The United Nations Security Council has strongly condemned the firing of a ballistic missile earlier today by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and urged the country to refrain from any further such actions.