Resolutions

Document URL Date of Adoption Unofficial Description
21 March 2018

Extends the mandate of the Panel of Experts until 24 April 2019

22 December 2017

Strengthens the measures regarding the supply, sale or transfer to the DPRK of all refined petroleum products, including diesel and kerosene, with very specific preconditions and follow-up actions required by Member States, the 1718 Committee and the Committee Secretary. Reduces the allowed maximum aggregate amount for 12 months beginning on 1 January 2018 to 500,000 barrels (and twelve-month periods thereafter);

Introduces a limit of 4 million barrels or 525,000 tons in the aggregate amount per a twelve-month period as of 22 December 2017 allowed for the supply, sale or transfer of crude oil by Member States to the DPRK. Member States are required to report the amount of crude oil provided to the DPRK to the 1718 Committee every 90 days;

Expands sectoral sanctions by introducing a ban on DPRK’s export of food and agricultural products, machinery, electrical equipment, earth and stone including magnesite and magnesia, wood and vessels. The resolution also prohibits the DPRK from selling or transferring fishing rights;

Introduces a ban on the supply, sale or transfer to the DPRK of all industrial machinery, transportation vehicles, iron, steel and other metals with the exception of spare parts to maintain DPRK commercial civilian passenger aircraft currently in use;

Strengthens the ban on providing work authorizations for DPRK nationals by requiring Member States to repatriate all DRPK nationals earning income and all DPRK government safety oversight attachés monitoring DPRK workers abroad within their jurisdiction within 24 months from 22 December 2017. Member States are required to submit a midterm report after 15 months from 22 December and a final report after 27 months from 22 December to the Committee of all DPRK nationals that were repatriated based on this provision;

Strengthens maritime measures to address the DPRK’s illicit exports of coal and other prohibited items as well as illicit imports of petroleum through deceptive maritime practices by requiring Member States to seize, inspect and freeze any vessel in their ports and territorial waters for involvement in prohibited activities. The provision ceases to apply if the Committee decides, on a case-by-case basis, after six months of impounding a vessel that adequate arrangements have been made to prevent future violations of the relevant resolutions;

Strengthens vessel-related provisions by prohibiting the provision of insurance or re-insurance services to and requiring Member States to de-register any vessels involved in illicit activities. The resolution further prohibits Member States from providing classification services to such vessels and expands the ban on the supply, sale or transfer of vessels to the DPRK to also include used vessels;

Decides that Member States should improve mutual information-sharing on suspected attempts by the DPRK to supply, sell, transfer or procure illicit cargo, and tasks the Committee, with the support of the Panel of Experts, to facilitate timely coordination. The resolution also introduces a requirement for Member States to notify the Committee of relevant identifying information as well as measures taken to carry out appropriate actions as authorized by the relevant provisions with regard to vessels in their territory or on the high seas designated as subject to the assets freeze, the port entry ban or other relevant measures;

Clarifies that no provision in the resolution applies to the existing Russia-DPRK Rajin-Khasan port and rail project for solely exporting Russia-origin coal to other countries;

Designates an additional 16 individuals and one entity.

11 September 2017

Introduces a full ban on the supply, sale or transfer of all condensates and natural gas liquids to the DPRK;

Introduces a limit for all refined petroleum products in terms of the amount allowed (for supply, sale or transfer to the DPRK) with very specific preconditions and follow-up action required by Member States, the 1718 Committee and the Committee Secretary;

Introduces restrictions on the supply, sale or transfer of crude oil to the DPRK in any period of 12 months after the adoption of the resolution in the amount that is in excess of the amount Member States supplied in the period of 12 months prior to the adoption of the resolution (11 September 2017);

Introduces a ban on the export by the DPRK of textiles (including fabrics and partially or fully completed apparel products);

Introduces a ban on Member States from providing work authorizations for DPRK nationals, other than those for which written contracts have been finalized prior to the adoption of this resolution (11 September 2017);

Expands financial sanctions by prohibiting all joint ventures or cooperative entities or expanding existing joint ventures  with DPRK entities or individuals;

Directs the 1718 Committee to designate vessels transporting prohibited items from the DPRK;

Introduces  further clarifications with regard to the call on Member States to inspect vessels with the consent of the flag State, on the high seas, if there are reasonable grounds to believe that the cargo of such vessels contain prohibited items, including specific obligations of the flag State and Member State requirement to report to the Committee of non-cooperation by a flag State;

Directs the 1718 Committee to designate additional WMD-related and conventional arms-related items;

Designates one additional individual and three entities.

05 August 2017

Introduces a full ban on coal, iron and iron ore, and adds lead and lead ore to the banned commodities subject to sectoral sanctions.

Authorizes the 1718 Committee to designate vessels related to activities prohibited by relevant resolutions, and prohibits port calls by designated vessels and chartering of DPRK flagged vessels.

Bans the hiring and paying of additional DPRK laborers used to generate foreign export earnings.

Prohibits the export by the DPRK of seafood (including fish, crustaceans, mollusks and other aquatic invertebrates in all forms).

Expands financial sanctions by prohibiting new or expanded joint ventures and cooperative commercial entities with the DPRK and clarifies that companies performing financial services are considered financial institutions for the purpose of implementing the relevant sanctions measures, and that paragraph 11 of resolution 2094 (2013) also applies to clearing funds through Member States’ territories.

Prohibits the deployment and use of chemical weapons and calls for DPRK’s accession to the CWC.

Directs the 1718 Committee to develop appropriate arrangements with INTERPOL to issue Special Notices.

Directs the 1718 Committee to designate additional WMD-related and conventional arms-related items.

Designates additional 9 individuals and 4 entities and provides updated information on 2 previously designated individuals.

02 June 2017

Designates additional 14 individuals and 4 entities.

23 March 2017

Extends the mandate of the Panel of Experts until 24 April 2018

30 November 2016

Expands arms embargo to the items listed in a new conventional arms dual-use list (which is to be adopted by the 1718 Committee).

Expands cargo inspection by clarifying certain personal and/or checked baggage entering into or departing from the DPRK as “cargo” which is subject to inspection, and by noting that cargo being transported by rail and by road is also subject to inspection.

Strengthens maritime transport related provisions by prohibiting the following activities: all leasing, chartering or provision of crew services to the DPRK; registering vessels in the DPRK; obtaining authorization for a vessel to use the DPRK’s flag; owning, leasing, operating, providing any vessel classification, certification or associated service or insuring any vessel flagged by the DPRK. Additionally, prohibits the provision of insurance or re-insurance services to vessels owned, controlled or operated by the DPRK. Exemptions are available if approved in advance by the Committee on a case-by-case basis.

Introduces procedures to designate vessels based on reasonable grounds that the vessels are or have been related to prohibited programmes or activities.

Prohibits the supply, sale or transfer to the DPRK new helicopters and vessels (except as approved in advance by the Committee on a case-by-case basis).

Overhauls and expands sectoral sanctions by placing an annual cap on the amount/value of coal exports by the DPRK and introducing a real-time system on reporting and monitoring these exports.  Adds copper, nickel, silver and zinc to the materials banned from supplying, selling or transferring by the DPRK and prohibits their procurement and/or transfer by Member States Calls on Member States to provide no more fuel to DPRK-flagged civil passenger aircraft than necessary (for the relevant flight) and includes a standard margin for safety of flight.

Adds new items to the luxury goods ban.

Strengthens the proliferation network related measures by requiring Member States to reduce the number of staff at DPRK diplomatic missions and consular posts and limit the number of bank accounts to one per DPRK diplomatic mission or consular posts and one per DPRK diplomat and consular officer. Imposes entry and transit restrictions for DPRK government officials, members of the DPRK armed forces, or members/officials which are associated with prohibited programmes or activities. Bans any use of real property in Member States’ territories for purposes other than diplomatic or consular activities. Strengthens financial measures, including by requesting closure of existing representative offices, subsidiaries or banking accounts in the DPRK within ninety days; prohibiting public and private financial support for trade with the DPRK; expelling individuals who are believed to be working on behalf of or at the direction of a DPRK bank or financial institution; Exemptions are available if approved in advance by the Committee on a case-by-case basis.

Clarifies the restrictions on specialized teaching and training to include but is not limited to advanced materials science, advanced chemical engineering, advanced mechanical engineering, advanced electrical engineering and advanced industrial engineering.

Requires the suspension of scientific and technical cooperation with exemption procedures requiring Committee approval and notification in certain areas respectively.

Prohibits the DPRK from supplying, selling or transferring statues and Member States from procuring such items (unless approved in advance by the Committee on a case-by-case basis).

Designates additional 11 individuals and 10 entities.

24 March 2016

Extends the mandate of the Panel of Experts until 24 April 2017.

02 March 2016

Expands arms embargo and non-proliferation measures, including small arms and light weapons, catch-all provisions to ban any item if related to prohibited programmes, dual-use nuclear/missile items, and operational capabilities of DPRK’s and another Member States’ armed forces.  

Enforces new cargo inspection and maritime procedures, including mandatory inspection on cargo destined to and originating from the DPRK; ban on DPRK chartering of vessels and aircraft; ban on operating DPRK vessels or using DPRK flags; ban on flights (of any plane) or port calls (of any vessel) if related to prohibited items, prohibited activities, and designated persons or entities.  

Expands financial measures, including an assets freeze on Government of the DPRK and its Workers’ Party entities associated with prohibited programmes and activities; clarifies that assets freeze includes vessels; prohibits DPRK banks from opening new branches; requires States to close existing DPRK bank branches in their territories; prohibits Member States from opening branches in the DPRK; requires States to close existing offices in the DPRK if related to prohibited programmes or sanctions violations.

Enforces sectoral sanctions (coal, minerals and fuel ban) and prohibits its procurement and/or transfer by Member States. Adds new items to the luxury goods ban.

Clarifies ban on hosting of DPRK trainers, advisors or other officials for police, paramilitary and military training; Ban on specialized training or teaching for DPRK nationals in specific fields that could contribute to the DPRK’s proliferation-sensitive activities. 

Requires Member States to expel DPRK diplomats and foreign nationals involved in illicit activities. 

Designates additional 16 individuals and 12 entities.

OMM vessels are subject to the assets freeze. Of the 31 vessels listed in Annex III of resolution 2270 (2016), 4 were removed by the Committee by its decision of 21 March 2016 (Security Council press release SC/12296) and an additional 5 were removed by the Committee by its decision of 17 December 2016 (Security Council press release SC/12636.

04 March 2015

Extends the mandate of the Panel of Experts until 5 April 2016.

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