December 10, 2022

UN to open human rights field office in Seoul

Following COI recommendation, regional field office for monitoring North Korean human rights to be set up in Seoul

The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has confirmed on Thursday that a UN office will be set up in South Korea, dedicated to monitoring the human rights situation in North Korea.

The South Korean foreign ministry also confirmed to local media on Thursday that they had accepted the OHCHR request for the field based structure to be located in South Korea.