Handicap International granted UN sanctions exemption for North Korea work | NK News
June 13, 2024
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Handicap International granted UN sanctions exemption for North Korea work

Medical equipment, bicycles, therapeutic materials among items approved for delivery to DPRK

The UN Security Council committee responsible for sanctions on the DPRK last week approved an exemption request from Handicap International, allowing the humanitarian organization to deliver hundreds of items into North Korea previously held up due to sanctions.

A January 25-dated letter to Handicap International – which recently changed their name to Humanity & Inclusion (H&I) – was uploaded to the official website of the UN 1718 Sanctions Committee this week, approving their late November 2018 request for an exemption due to the humanitarian nature of their work.

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