No mandate: Will the UN Panel of Experts disappear in the future?
Future of UN Panel of Experts could be threatened if states disagree about its value
Editors note: This is the fourth article in a five-part series featuring interviews with former members of the U.N. Panel of Experts. (Part 1 is here | Part 2 is here) | (Part 3 is here) | (Part 4 is here) | (Part 5 is here)
The U.N. Panel of Experts (PoE) on North Korea formed in June 2009, following Security Council Resolution 1874. With its first report published in May 2010, the PoE has now been producing reports for 10 years.
Most North Korea watchers would agree there is little chance of U.N. sanctions ever achieving DPRK disarmament, which would by default remove all
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- 02North Korea’s economy is in a state of catastrophe, but the issue is decades-old
- 03Kim Jong Un’s right-hand man may be leading a new North Korean security council
- 04Japan’s back in the North Korea game, but it faces nearly impossible challenges
- 05Open for business? North Korea can learn a lot from Cuba’s economic reforms
- 06North Korea is fighting to take back control of its economy from the markets
- 07Kim Yo Jong found her own voice, but she’s far from taking North Korea’s throne
- 08North Korea’s tumbling economy hasn’t stopped Kim Jong Un from making more nukes
- 09Kim takes back control of body overseeing party leadership
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