The United Nations Security Council failed on Friday to break a deadlock as the final vote is expected on Saturday.
Twice this week a U.N. resolution which would have ensured cross-border cooperation until 2021 failed to pass.
"The DPRK can be considered the safest country in the world. As long as you have a basic common-sense and respect for the culture," the conference website claims. The U.N. disagrees.
The rogue state shipped weapons to Syria and Myanmar, according to a report from independent U.N. monitors.
South Korean authorities believed the vessel made a ship-to-ship transfer of 600 tons of oil products to a North Korean tanker.
The U.N. Security Council is expected to vote on a resolution imposing new restrictions on North Korea on Monday afternoon.
Trump's threat to cut trade with North Korea's trade partners could be bad for the U.S. economy, experts warn.
France wants the Security Council to back an African force aimed at fighting Al-Qaeda and ISIS-linked groups in the Sahel.
The Security Council has failed to impose an arms embargo on the conflict-hit state.
Assad ally Russia promotes a rival resolution but French ambassador refuses to compromise on 'basic demands.'
A vote is scheduled for Sunday on the French-drafted resolution.
The new sanctions go further than any regime in two decades and are aimed at cutting off funds for its nuclear programs.
The British Ambassador to the U.N. explains why Nkurunziza needs to face up to Burundi's problems.
The UN Human Rights Council launched an inquiry in September after ISIS seized large swathes of northern Iraq.
The European Union's foreign policy chief says EU must try 'even harder' to make this diplomatic effort work.