Disarmament : a basic guide / by Melissa Gillis.

"International peace and security -- and therefore disarmament -- stand at the core of the UN mandate. This publication is designed to inform, educate and generate public understanding of the importance of multilateral action, and to rally support for it, in the field of arms limitation and dis...

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Main Author: Gillis, Melissa.
Corporate Authors: NGO Committee on Disarmament, Peace, and Security., United Nations. Office for Disarmament Affairs.
Format: Book Government Document
Language:English
Published: New York : United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs, 2012.
Edition:3rd edition.
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505 0 |a Why is disarmament important? -- Global military expenditures -- Nuclear weapons -- Nuclear non-proliferation treaty -- Chemical weapons -- Biological weapons -- Missiles and missile defence -- Conventional arms and the arms trade -- Small arms and light weapons -- Landmines -- Cluster munitions -- Children and armed conflict -- Women, peace and security -- The United Nations and the work of disarmament -- Stay informed and get involved -- Appendix: arms control and disarmament treaties and related instruments. 
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