The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has adopted resolutions concerning North Korea relating to the Korean War in the 1950s, in 1991 relating to North Korea's accession to membership in the United Nations (UN), and through 1990s–2010s in relation to the North Korean missile and nuclear program.
This list is complete and up-to-date as of March 2015.
||Held that North Korea's invasion of South Korea in the Korean War constituted a "breach of peace", and demanded immediate cessation of hostilities.
||25 June 1950
||Recommended UN member states to provide assistance to South Korea in the Korean War to repel the attack by North Korea and restore peace and security.
||27 June 1950
||Established a unified command led by the United States to coordinate the war effort of allies of South Korea in the Korean War.
||7 July 1950
||Coordinated relief for victims of the Korean War. Held that North Korea's invasion of South Korea in the war constituted an "unlawful attack".
||31 July 1950
||Unanimously removed the Korean War from the agenda of the Security Council.
||31 January 1951
||Recommended both North Korea and South Korea for UN membership.
||8 August 1991
||Urged North Korea to reconsider its withdrawal from the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) and oblige by its international obligations.
||11 May 1993
||Condemned North Korea's 2006 launch of ballistic missiles and imposed sanctions.
||15 July 2006
||Expressed concern over North Korea's 2006 nuclear test, imposed sanctions and set up the Sanctions Committee.
||14 October 2006
||Expressed concern over North Korea's 2009 nuclear test. Extended sanctions to concern all arms material and related financial transactions, technical training, advice, services or assistance, manufacture and maintenance. Set up the Panel of Expert to assists the Sanctions Committee.
||12 June 2009
||Called for implementing the UNSC Resolution 1540 for nuclear nonproliferation and disarmament.
||24 September 2009
||Extended the mandate of the Panel of Experts until 12 June 2011.
||7 June 2010
||Extended the mandate of the Panel of Experts until 12 June 2012 and asked it to submit its midterm and final reports to the Sanctions Committee for discussion one month before they are submitted to the Security Council.
||10 June 2011
||Extended the mandate of the Panel of Experts until 12 June 2013.
||12 June 2012
||Condemned North Korea's 2012 satellite launch and added to sanctions.
||22 January 2013
||Imposed sanctions after North Korea's 2013 nuclear test.
||7 March 2013
||Extended the mandate of the Panel of Experts until 5 April 2015.
||5 March 2014
||Extended the mandate of the Panel of Experts until 5 April 2016.
||4 March 2015
||Imposed sanctions after North Korea's 2016 nuclear and missile test. Sanctions include inspection of all passing cargo to and from North Korea, prohibition of all weapons trade with the country, additional restrictions on North Korean imports of luxury goods, and expulsion of certain North Korean diplomats suspected of illicit activities.
||2 March 2016