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Democratic People's Republic of Korea

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GSoD Indices Data 2012-2021

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Basic Information

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Population Tooltip
25 887 040
System of government
Dictatorship, Single-Party State
Head of government
Premier Kim Tok-hun (since 2020)
Head of government party
Workers' Party of Korea
Electoral system for lower or single chamber
First Past the Post
Women in lower or single chamber Tooltip
17.6%
Women in upper chamber Tooltip
Not applicable
Last legislative election
2019
Head of state
President of the State Affairs Commission Kim Jong-un
Selection process for head of state
Indirect election (assembly)
Latest Universal Periodic Review (UPR) date
09/05/2019
Latest Universal Periodic Review (UPR) percentage of recommendations supported
50.38%
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Human Rights Treaties

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State Party State party
Signatory Signatory
No Action No action
United Nations Human Right Treaties
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
State Party
International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
State Party
International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination
No Action
Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women
State Party
Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment or Punishment
No Action
Convention on the Rights of the Child
State Party
International Convention on Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families
No Action
International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance 
No Action
International Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
State Party
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Attributes Over Time

Representative government neutral Representative Government
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Representative government neutral Fundamental rights
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Representative government neutral Checks on government
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Representative government neutral Impartial administration
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Representative government neutral Participatory engagement
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GSoD Indices

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