October 16, 2019
Resolution on UN’s N. Korean human rights mechanisms adopted
Mandates of the Special Rapporteur and Seoul-based field office extended
The UN Human Rights Council adopted a resolution on Friday that strengthens the capacity of human rights mechanisms and extends the mandates of key personnel and offices monitoring North Korean human rights abuses. The mandate of the Special Rapporteur on North Korean human rights has been extended for one year, while the mandate for the Office of High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) -