Last Updated: July 8, 2024



Il Ho JON; 전일호; Il-ho JON


Chair of the Worker’s Party of Korea Committee of the Academy for Defence Research and a member of the Central Committee of the Worker’s Party of Korea.\nDirector of the Research Institute of Automation and Institute Director of Kim Chaek University of Technology.\nVice Director of a Department of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Kore...

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In his capacity as a ‘leading official in the field of national defence science’, he plays a major role in and is responsible for the development of the DPRK’s weapons of mass destruction programmes. Promoted to Colonel General in August 2019, recipient of the February 16 Science and Technology Prize, Director of the Research Institute of Automatio...

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(Date of UN designation: 2022-04-21)

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Restrictive measures in relation to the non-proliferation of the weapons of mass destruction


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Target State

Democratic People's Republic of Korea


Asset freeze and prohibition to make funds available, Restrictions on admission

Sanctions Portfolio

- All assets of the listed persons and entities should be frozen. It is also prohibited to make any funds or assets directly or indirectly available to them. - Member States shall enforce travel restrictions on persons listed in Annex I, II and III of Council Decision (CFSP) 2016/849. Member States shall also expel: (1) DPRK nationals who they dete...

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The ongoing nuclear and ballistic missile-related activities of the DPRK represent a serious threat to international peace and security. These activities undermine the global non-proliferation and disarmament regime of which the EU has been a steadfast supporter for decades. In this context, the EU has implemented the restrictive measures imposed b...

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