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United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers

The UNODA Occasional Papers series has been developed to give wider dissemination of input from expert panels and seminars sponsored by the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA). 

ODA OCCASIONAL PAPERS #33

UNODA Occasional Papers No. 33

United Nations Efforts to Reduce Military Expenditures - A Historical Overview

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United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers
4 Dec 2019
This publication provides a historic overview of the efforts within the United Nations to reduce military spending. It examines how the discussions on reducing military budgets have evolved in disarmament forums over the last decades. This includes early efforts to pursue the reduction of militar...
ODA OCCASIONAL PAPERS #32

UNODA Occasional Papers No. 32

The Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons on the Dark Web

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United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers
17 Dec 2018
This document summarizes the main findings and implications of the first empirical study investigating the scale and scope of arms trafficking on the dark web, which was conducted by RAND Europe and the University of Manchester from September 2016 to July 2017. There is an ongoing debate over the...
ODA OCCASIONAL PAPERS #31 2017

UNODA Occasional Papers No. 31, December 2017

Celebrating 15 Years of Disarmament and Non-proliferation Education

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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...
ODA OCCASIONAL PAPERS #30 2017

UNODA Occasional Papers No.30

Perspectives on Lethal Autonomous Weapon Systems, November 2017

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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 ...
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

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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 ...
ODA OCCASIONAL PAPERS #28 2016

UNODA Occasional Papers No.28

Rethinking General and Complete Disarmament in the Twenty-first Century, October 2016

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United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers
14 Oct 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 ...
ODA OCCASIONAL PAPERS #17 2009

UNODA Occasional Papers No.17

Promoting the Universality of the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons, October 2009

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United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers
31 Dec 2009
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 ...
ODA OCCASIONAL PAPERS #10 2006

UNODA Occasional Papers No.10

Verifying Non-Proliferation & Disarmament Agreements Today, March 2006

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United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers
31 Dec 2003
The Department for Disarmament Affairs, renamed United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs in 2007 (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 ...
ODA OCCASIONAL PAPERS #9 2004

UNODA Occasional Papers No.9

Symposium on the Relationship Between Disarmament and Development, November 2004

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United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers
31 Dec 2004
The Department for Disarmament Affairs, renamed United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs in 2007 (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 ...
ODA OCCASIONAL PAPERS #8 2004

UNODA Occasional Papers No.8

Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Regimes, October 2004

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United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers
31 Dec 2004
The Department for Disarmament Affairs, renamed United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs in 2007 (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 ...
ODA OCCASIONAL PAPERS #7 2003

UNODA Occasional Papers No.7

Disarmament in Conflict Prevention, May 2003

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United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers
31 Dec 2003
The Department for Disarmament Affairs, renamed United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs in 2007 (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 ...
ODA OCCASIONAL PAPERS #6 2002

UNODA Occasional Papers No.6

Disarmaments Agenda for the 21st Century, October 2002

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United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers
31 Dec 2002
The Department for Disarmament Affairs, renamed United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs in 2007 (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 ...
ODA OCCASIONAL PAPERS #5 2001

UNODA Occasional Papers No.5

Terrorism and Disarmament, October 2001

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United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers
31 Dec 2001
The Department for Disarmament Affairs, renamed United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs in 2007 (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 ...
ODA OCCASIONAL PAPERS #27 2015

UNODA Occasional Papers No.27

2015 Sessions of the Nuclear Discussion Forum, December 2015

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United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers
24 May 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 ...
ODA OCCASIONAL PAPERS #26 2014

UNODA Occasional Papers No.26

The New Zealand Lectures on Disarmament by High Representative Angela Kane, June 2014

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United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers
21 Jul 2014
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 ...
ODA OCCASIONAL PAPERS #25 2013

UNODA Occasional Papers No.25

The Gun-Free Zone - A Tool to Prevent and Reduce Armed Violence, December 2013

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United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers
16 May 2014
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 ...
ODA OCCASIONAL PAPERS #24 2013

UNODA Occasional Papers No.24

Contrasting Perspectives on Tactical Nuclear Weapons in Europe - Understanding the Current Debates, December 2013

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United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers
24 Jan 2014
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 ...
ODA OCCASIONAL PAPERS #23 2013

UNODA Occasional Papers No.23

The Impact of Poorly Regulated Arms Transfers on the Work of the United Nations - United Nations Coordinating Action on Small Arms (CASA) 2013, March 2013

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United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers
6 May 2013
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 ...
ODA OCCASIONAL PAPERS #22 2012

UNODA Occasional Papers No.22

Options for the Further Strengthening of the NPT's Review Process by 2015, December 2012

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United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers
8 Mar 2013
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 ...
ODA OCCASIONAL PAPERS #21 2011

UNODA Occasional Papers No.21

Study on the Development of a Framework for Improving End-use and End-user Control Systems, December 2011

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United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers
18 Jan 2012
United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs' (UNODA) Occasional Papers is a series of ad hoc publications presenting, in edited form, papers or statement made at international meetings, symposiums, seminars or workshops organized by the Office for Disarmament Affairs. Mindful of the role that e...
ODA OCCASIONAL PAPERS #20 2010

UNODA Occasional Papers No.20

Promoting Further Openness and Transparency in Military Matters - An Assessment of the United Nations Standardized Instrument for Reporting Military Expenditures, November 2010

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United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers
28 Oct 2010
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 ...
ODA OCCASIONAL PAPERS #19 2010

UNODA Occasional Papers No.19

Cyberwarfare and its Impact on International Security, June 2010

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United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers
24 Jun 2010
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 ...
ODA OCCASIONAL PAPERS #18 2010

UNODA Occasional Papers No.18

Ways to Strengthen the Field of Verification, January 2010

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United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers
21 Apr 2010
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 ...
ODA OCCASIONAL PAPERS #16 2009

UNODA Occasional Papers No.16

Assessing the United Nations Register of Conventional Arms, April 2009

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United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers
8 May 2009
The United Nations Register of Conventional Arms was founded when inter-State warfare had, for a long time, been considered the main threat to peace and security. It focuses on transfers of those major conventional weapons that typically can be used in offensive military operations carried out ac...
ODA OCCASIONAL PAPERS #15 2009

UNODA Occasional Papers No.15

Developing a Biological Incident Database, March 2009

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United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers
17 Mar 2009
United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs' (UNODA) Occasional Papers is a series of ad hoc publications presenting, in edited form, papers or statement made at international meetings, symposiums, seminars or workshops organized by the Office for Disarmament Affairs. They deal with topical iss...
ODA OCCASIONAL PAPERS #14 2009

UNODA Occasional Papers No.14

Conflict of Interests - Children and Guns in Zones of Instability, February 2009

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United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers
3 Mar 2009
This publication captures the introductions to the Programme of Action on the Illicit Trade in Small Arms which presents the link between small arms and child soldiers. It also contains a slide show presentation of programmes aimed to retrain youth in the conflict-prone area of Casamance in Seneg...
ODA OCCASIONAL PAPERS #11 2006

UNODA Occasional Papers No.11

United Nations Seminar on Implementing UN Security Council Resolution 1540 in Asia and the Pacific, October 2006

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United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers
12 Mar 2008
The Department for Disarmament Affairs, renamed United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs in 2007 (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 ...
ODA OCCASIONAL PAPERS #13 2007

UNODA Occasional Papers No.13

United Nations Seminar on Implementing UN Security Council Resolution 1540 in Latin America and the Caribbean, December 2007

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United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers
27 Feb 2008
The UN Seminar on “Implementing the UNSC Resolution 1540 (2004) in Latin America and the Caribbean” was aimed at raising awareness about the obligations and requirements of the Resolutions 1540 and 1673 (2006) and at increasing and facilitating cooperation and assistance in implementing them at t...
ODA OCCASIONAL PAPERS #12 2007

UNODA Occasional Papers No.12

United Nations Seminar on Implementing UN Security Council Resolution 1540 in Africa, May 2007

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United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers
15 Jun 2007
ODA Occasional Papers is a series of ad hoc publications presenting, in edited form, some of the papers or statements made at international meetings, symposia, seminars or workshops organized by the Office for Disarmament Affairs or its regional centres. The UN Seminar on “Implementing the UNSC R...
ODA OCCASIONAL PAPERS #4 2000

UNODA Occasional Papers No.4

Arms Control and Disarmament - A New Conceptual Approach, September 2000

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United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers
10 Nov 2000
The Department for Disarmament Affairs, renamed United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs in 2007 (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 ...