Situation of human rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea: Report of the Secretary-General (A/65/391)
Agenda item 68 (c)
Promotion and protection of human rights: human rights situations and reports of special rapporteurs and representatives
The present report is submitted pursuant to General Assembly resolution 64/175, on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. The report provides an overview of continued human rights concerns and the deteriorating humanitarian situation in the country during the reporting period, from August 2009 to August 2010.
The report also provides information regarding the level of engagement of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea with the international human rights mechanisms.
Furthermore, the report highlights progress made by the Government in providing humanitarian assistance with the help of various United Nations offices, such as the World Food Programme, the World Health Organization, the United Nations Population Fund, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the United Nations Children's Fund and the United Nations Development Programme.
Finally, the report contains specific recommendations, addressed to both the international community and the Government of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.