February 08, 2023

UN approves two more humanitarian exemptions for NGO work in North Korea

Shipments approved for WASH projects by Swiss aid agency, World Vision International

A UN Committee has added to the growing list of approvals recently for humanitarian activities in North Korea, granting two more this week for agencies carrying out water sanitation projects in the DPRK.

The two organizations, World Vision International (WVI) and Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation-linked Swiss Humanitarian Aid (SHA), received approval of humanitarian exemption requests by the 1718 Sanctions Committee in letters dated January 31.