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Transparency in Armaments

The Mediterranean Region

  • Author: UN
  • Publication date: October 1993
  • Page count: 118
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 93.IX.13

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Transparency is attracting a good deal of attention in the field of conventional armament. A United Nations register of conventional arms is now being put into operation to compile voluntary information from States on their export and import of all items of military equipment. Many countries criticizes export controls as impeding their economic development. This publication discusses the subject of transparency: the quest for, the promotion of, implications for the future and the role of the United Nations.