Document URL Date of Adoption Unofficial Description
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; 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.

05 March 2014

Extends the mandate of the Panel of Experts until 5 April 2015.

07 March 2013

Imposes targeted financial sanctions; expands the prohibited items list concerning nuclear, ballistic missile and other WMD related items; Provides a non-exhaustive list of prohibited luxury goods.

Designates three additional individuals and 2 additional entities; expands designations criteria to include individuals and entities that have contributed to the DPRK’s prohibited programmes

Increases the Panel of Experts to eight members; extends its mandate until 7 April 2014.

22 January 2013

Expands measures related to Member States’ rights to seize and destroy material suspected of being connected to the DPRK’s weapons development or research; expands measures imposed on persons suspected of involvement with the DPRK’s nuclear program. Clarifies methods of material disposal.

Clarifies measures related to the catch-all provision.

Designates four individuals and 6 entities; expands designation criteria to include entities/individuals that have assisted in the evasion of sanctions or in violation of the resolutions.