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ODA OCCASIONAL PAPERS #31 2017

UNODA Occasional Papers No. 31, December 2017

Celebrating 15 Years of Disarmament and Non-proliferation Education

Series:
United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers
25 Apr 2018
This edition of the Occasional Paper, published by the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs, celebrates the fifteenth anniversary of the United Nations Study on Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Education, which was presented to the United Nations General Assembly in 2002. It contains co...
CIVIL SOCIETY & DISARMAMENT 2017

Civil Society and Disarmament 2017

Voluntary Non-Binding Norms for Responsible State Behaviour in the Use of Information and Communications Technology - A Commentary

Series:
Civil Society and Disarmament
10 May 2018
This publication contains a commentary on the voluntary, non-binding norms of responsible State behaviour from the 2015 report of the United Nations Group of Governmental Experts (GGE) on Developments in the Field of Information and Telecommunications in the Context of International Security. In ...
UNODA CALENDAR 2018

2018 Calendar, Winners From the United Nations Peace Contest

20 Dec 2017
In recognition of the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the first resolution of the General Assembly on the elimination of atomic weapons, the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs launched the UN Poster for Peace Contest. This competition aims to raise awareness of the need for nucle...
GLOBAL REPORTED ARMS TRADE

The Global Reported Arms Trade

Transparency in Armaments through the United Nations Register of Conventional Arms - A Guide to Assist National Points of Contact in Submitting Their National Reports

Series:
Disarmament Study Series
8 Feb 2018
On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the United Nations Register of Conventional Arms, the Office for Disarmament Affairs is publishing this special edition of the Disarmament Study Series. This volume contains a newly written overview of the Register for reference by governments and the in...
ODA OCCASIONAL PAPERS #30 2017

UNODA Occasional Papers No. 30, November 2017

Perspectives on Lethal Autonomous Weapon Systems

Series:
United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers
8 Feb 2018
This publication considers lethal autonomous weapon systems, approaching the issue from five different perspectives. It has been published ahead of the first meeting of the Group of Governmental Experts of the High Contracting Parties to the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons mandated to ...
DISARMAMENT A BASIC GUIDE R2

Disarmament: A Basic Guide

Second Edition

Series:
Disarmament: A Basic Guide
31 Dec 2009
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 disarmam...
DISARMAMENT A BASIC GUIDE

Disarmament: A Basic Guide

Series:
Disarmament: A Basic Guide
31 Dec 2001
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 disarmam...
DISARMAMENT A BASIC GUIDE R4

Disarmament: A Basic Guide

Fourth Edition

Series:
Disarmament: A Basic Guide
15 Nov 2017
Conceived as a comprehensive introduction to a field central to the work of the United Nations, Disarmament: A Basic Guide aims to provide a useful overview of the nuanced challenges of building a more peaceful world in the twenty-first century. It was written with the general reader in mind and ...
UN DISARMAMENT YRBK 2016 V41 P2

United Nations Disarmament Yearbook 2016: Part II

Series:
United Nations Disarmament Yearbook
15 Nov 2017
The United Nations Disarmament Yearbook, volume 41 (Part II): 2016, with a foreword by the High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, summarizes developments and trends in 2016 on key issues of multilateral consideration at the international and regional levels; reviews the activity of the Gene...
UN DISARMAMENT YRBK 2016 V41 P1

United Nations Disarmament Yearbook 2016: Part I

Disarmament Resolutions and Decisions of the Seventy-first Session of the United Nations General Assembly

Series:
United Nations Disarmament Yearbook
28 Apr 2017
The volume 41 (Part I) compiles the disarmament resolutions and decisions of the Seventy-first session of the General Assembly, the voting patterns in the General Assembly and the First Committee report and dates of their adoption.
CIVIL SOCIETY & DISARMAMENT 2016

Civil Society and Disarmament 2016

Civil Society Engagement in Disarmament Processes - The Case for a Nuclear Weapons Ban

Series:
Civil Society and Disarmament
28 Apr 2017
The nascent movement to enact a nuclear ban treaty has reframed the problem of nuclear weapons from defense strategies to the issues of humanitarian and environmental consequences. This volume of Civil Society Engagement in Disarmament Processes presents a case for the nuclear ban treaty as a vit...
STUDY ON CLIMA & OTHER GLOB

Study on the Climatic and Other Global Effects of Nuclear War

Series:
Disarmament Study Series
31 Dec 1989
Following the recognition by a number of scientists in 1982 that a major nuclear war might have grave climatic effects with global implications, the General Assembly, by resolution 40/152 G of 16 December 1985, requested the Secretary-General to carry out a study on the climatic and potential phy...
STUDY ON DETERRENCE

Study on Deterrence

Its Implications for Disarmament and the Arms Race, Negotiated Arms Reductions and International Security and Other Related Matters

Series:
Disarmament Study Series
31 Dec 1987
The Disarmament Study Series highlights United Nations General Assembly studies in the field of disarmament undertaken by groups of governmental experts. This study is the first of its kind by the Uni.ted Nations to investigate in depth various schools of thought and points of view on the concept...
THE NAVAL ARMS RACE

The Naval Arms Race

Series:
Disarmament Study Series
31 Dec 1986
This reports is in pursuance of resolution 38/188 G of 20 December 1983. It consists of a broad introduction to the subject as a whole, a description of the principle reasons for the development of the naval community, a consideration of applications and uses of naval capabilities. It also descri...
REDUCTION OF MILITARY BUDGETS

Reduction of Military Budgets

Construction of Military Price Indexes and Purchasing-power Parties for Comparison of Military Expenditures

Series:
Disarmament Study Series
31 Dec 1986
The Disarmament Study Series highlights United Nations General Assembly studies in the field of disarmament undertaken by groups of governmental experts. This report is in pursuance of resolution 37/95 of 13 December 1982.
CONCEPTS OF SECURITY

Concepts of Security

Series:
Disarmament Study Series
31 Dec 1986
The Disarmament Study Series highlights United Nations General Assembly studies in the field of disarmament undertaken by groups of governmental experts. This report is pursuant of resolution 38/188 H, which called for "a comprehensive study of concepts of security, in particular security polici...
UNILATERAL NUCLEAR DISARM MEAS

Unilateral Nuclear Disarmament Measures

Series:
Disarmament Study Series
31 Dec 1985
The Disarmament Study Series highlights United Nations General Assembly studies in the field of disarmament undertaken by groups of governmental experts. Prepared by the Group of Governmental Experts on Unilateral Disarmament Measures submitted this report to the Secretary-General in pursuant of ...
STUDY ON CONVENTIONAL DISARM

Study on Conventional Disarmament

Series:
Disarmament Study Series
31 Dec 1985
The Disarmament Study Series highlights United Nations General Assembly studies in the field of disarmament undertaken by groups of governmental experts. This report is pursuant to General Assembly resolution 36/97 A of 9 December 1981. While the subject of conventional arms and armed forces, in ...
ECON & SOC CONSEQUENCES ARMS

Economic and Social Consequences of the Arms Race and of Military Expenditures

Series:
Disarmament Study Series
31 Dec 1983
The Disarmament Study Series highlights United Nations General Assembly studies in the field of disarmament undertaken by groups of governmental experts. Pursuant of resolution 35/141 of 12 December 1980, this report analyzes the economic and social consequences of the arms race and its extremely...
REDUCTION OF MILITARY BUDGETS

Reduction of Military Budgets

Refinement of International Reporting and Comparison of Military Expenditures

Series:
Disarmament Study Series
31 Dec 1983
This report prepared by the Group of Experts on the Reduction of Military Budgets in pursuance of General Assembly resolution 35/142 B recalls the "provision of paragraph 90 of the Final Document of the Tenth Special Session of the General Assembly, according to which it should continue to consid...
IMPLICATION ESTABLISH INTL SAT

The Implications of Establishing an International Satellite Monitoring Agency

Series:
Disarmament Study Series
31 Dec 1983
The Disarmament Study Series highlights United Nations General Assembly studies in the field of disarmament undertaken by groups of governmental experts. Pursuant the resolution 33/71 J, this study focuses on the technical, legal and financial implications of establishing an international satelli...
RELATION BET DISARM & INTL SEC

Relationship between Disarmament and International Security

Series:
Disarmament Study Series
31 Dec 1982
This study was prepared by a group of experts appointed by the Secretary-General pursuant to General Assembly resolution 33/91 I of 16 December 1978, following a decision by the General Assembly at its tenth special session, contained in paragraph 97 of its Final Document (resolution 5-10/2). It ...
COMPREHEN STUDY CONFIDENCE BUILD

Comprehensive Study on Confidence-building Measures

Series:
Disarmament Study Series
31 Dec 1982
The Disarmament Study Series highlights United Nations General Assembly studies in the field of disarmament undertaken by groups of governmental experts. This report submitted to the Secretary-General by the Group of Governmental Experts on Confidence-building Measures is in pursuance of General ...
STUDY ON ISRAELI NUCLEAR ARMAM

Study on Israeli Nuclear Armament

Series:
Disarmament Study Series
31 Dec 1982
The Disarmament Study Series is a series that highlights United Nations General Assembly studies in the field of disarmament undertaken by groups of governmental experts. This report presents the findings on the study of Israeli nuclear armament.
RELATION BETWEEN DISARM & DEV

The Relationship between Disarmament and Development

Series:
Disarmament Study Series
31 Dec 1982
This report of the Group of Governmental Experts on the Relationship between Disarmament and Development was submitted to the Secretary-General in pursuance of paragraphs 94 and 95 of the Final Document of the Tenth Special Session of the General Assembly contained in resolution S-10/2 of 30 June...
REDUCTION OF MILITARY BUDGETS

Reduction of Military Budgets

International Reporting of Military Expeditures

Series:
Disarmament Study Series
31 Dec 1981
The Ad Hoc panel assessed the responses to the reporting instrument from 14 Member States participating in the test, developed recommendations for further refinement and implementation of the reporting instrument, and prepared and submitted to the Secretary-General this unanimous report.
STUDY ALL ASPECTS REGION DISARM

Study on All the Aspects of Regional Disarmament

Series:
Disarmament Study Series
31 Dec 1981
This study has been prepared by the Group of Governmental Experts on Regional Disarmament appointed by the Secretary-General to assist him in carrying out a systematic study of all the aspects of regional disarmament, as requested in paragraph 3 of resolution 33/91 E adopted by- the General Assem...
SOUTH AFRICA PLAN CAPAB NUCLEAR

South Africa's Plan and Capability in the Nuclear Field

Series:
Disarmament Study Series
31 Dec 1981
This report, submitted to the General Assembly for consideration at its thirty-fifth session, was prepared by the Group of Experts on South Africa's Plan and Capability in the Nuclear Field, which was appointed by the Secretary-General to assist in the preparation of a comprehensive report on tha...
COMPREHEN STUDY NUCLEAR WEAPONS

Comprehensive Study on Nuclear Weapons

Series:
Disarmament Study Series
31 Dec 1981
This report constitutes the first United Nations study to be undertaken on the subject of nuclear weapons since the study, Effects of the Possible Use of Nuclear Weapons and the Security and Economic Implications for States of the Acquisition and Further Development of These Weapons, carried out ...
ODA OCCASIONAL PAPERS #29 2016

UNODA Occasional Papers No.29

Bringing Democracy to Disarmament - A Historical Perspective on the Special Sessions of the General Assembly Devoted to Disarmament, October 2016

Series:
United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers
18 Nov 2016
The United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers is a series of ad hoc publications presenting, in edited form, papers or statements made at meetings, symposiums, seminars, workshops or lectures that deal with topical issues in the field of arms limitation, disarmament ...