Who we are

The United Nations Country Team in Democratic People’s Republic of Korea ensures inter-agency coordination and decision-making at the country level. The main purpose of the Country Team is for individual agencies to plan and work together to ensure the delivery of tangible results. The UNCT is committed to assisting the Government in its efforts to improve the quality of life of the people and ensure sustainable development.

Resident UN Country Team

  • Resident Coordinator

    Resident Coordinator

    The UN Resident Coordinator is the designated representative of the Secretary-General to the Head of State or Government. The RC coordinates UN operational activities to ensure alignment and effective delivery of UN assistance.

  • FAO


    FAO provides agricultural technical assistance ranging from agroforestry, fruit and crop production and marine aquaculture to transboundary pest and disease control

  • UNDP


    UNDP provides assistance at community level in the areas of food security, and climate change and the environment.



    UNFPA supports DPRK in achieving universal access to quality reproductive health services, and sharpen expertise in the production of reliable and up-to-date data for planning and emergency response.



    UNICEF supports the DPRK so that all children in the country enjoy their rights for survival, development, protection and participation

  • WFP


    WFP has been providing food assistance in DPRK since 1995, saving lives and making significant inroads into levels of child malnutrition

  • WHO


    WHO supports sustainable national health development, the strengthening of health systems, and prevention and control of communicable and non-communicable diseases.

  • Non-Resident UN Agencies