Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 18 December 2014
[on the report of the Third Committee (A/69/488/Add.3)]
69/188. Situation of human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
The General Assembly, Reaffirming that all States have an obligation to promote and protect human rights and fundamental freedoms and to fulfill the obligations that they have undertaken under the various international instruments,
Recalling all previous resolutions adopted by the General Assembly, the Commission on Human Rights and the Human Rights Council on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, including Assembly resolution 68/183 of 18 December 2013 and Council resolution 25/25 of 28 March 2014,1 and mindful of the need for the international community to strengthen its coordinated efforts aimed at achieving the implementation of those resolutions,
Deeply concerned at the grave human rights situation, the pervasive culture of impunity and the lack of accountability for human rights violations in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea,
Welcoming the report of the commission of inquiry on human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, 2 and expressing grave concern at the detailed findings contained therein,
Noting the transmission of the report of the commission of inquiry to the Security Council on 14 April 2014, .....