UNSC extends mandate for DPRK sanctions panel of experts

The UN Security Council has extended until 24 April 2020 the mandate of the panel of experts assisting the committee which oversees sanctions on North Korea having adopted resolution 2464 (2019). This follows the 2018/2019 panel report, see previous post. State representatives to the UN noted the “increasingly sophisticated” nature of DPRK sanctions evasion and emphasised that sanctions “must not impact humanitarian assistance”, whilst Russia’s representative called for “the establishment of a security structure in North East Asia”. See UN Press Release.

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Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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