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UN DISARMAMENT YRBK 2018 V43 P1

United Nations Disarmament Yearbook 2018: Part I

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United Nations Disarmament Yearbook
6 May 2019
The Yearbook, Volume 43 (Part I): 2018 is a compilation of the resolutions and decisions of the 73rd session of the General Assembly, their voting patterns in the General Assembly and the First Committee, lead sponsors, sponsors and co-sponsors, references to First Committee report and dates of a...
CIVIL SOCIETY & DISARMAMENT 2018

Civil Society and Disarmament 2018

Advocacy by Non-Governmental Organizsations to Strengthen the United Nationa Programme of Action on Small Arms and Light Weapons

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Civil Society and Disarmament
3 Jun 2019
This publication explores recent work by the International Action Network on Small Arms (IANSA) in support of legal instruments on the misuse, diversion, and illicit proliferation of small arms, light weapons, and their ammunition. IANSA, a global civil society network comprising hundreds of memb...
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...
UN DISARMAMENT YRBK 2017 V42 P2

United Nations Disarmament Yearbook 2017: Part II

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United Nations Disarmament Yearbook
6 Nov 2018
The United Nations Disarmament Yearbook, volume 42 (Part II): 2017, with a foreword by the High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, summarizes developments and trends in 2017 on key issues of multilateral consideration at the international and regional levels; reviews the activity of the Gene...
SECURING OUR FUTURE (F)

Assurer notre avenir commun

Un programme de désarmement

1 Oct 2018
Le 24 mai 2018, le Secrétaire général a annoncé son Agenda pour le désarmement, qui énonce un ensemble de mesures pratiques concernant toutes les questions de désarmement, y compris les armes de destruction massive, les armes classiques et les futures technologies d’armement. Elle cherche à génér...
SECURING OUR FUTURE

Securing Our Common Future

An Agenda for Disarmament

25 Jul 2018
The Secretary-General announced on 24 May 2018 his Agenda for Disarmament, which outlines a set of practical measures across the entire range of disarmament issues, including weapons of mass destruction, conventional arms and future weapon technologies. It seeks to generate fresh perspectives and...
UN DISARMAMENT YRBK 2017 V42 P1

United Nations Disarmament Yearbook 2017: Part I

Series:
United Nations Disarmament Yearbook
20 Apr 2018
The United Nations Disarmament Yearbook, Volume 42 (Part I): 2017 is a compilation of the resolutions and decisions of the previous General Assembly, their voting patterns in the General Assembly and the First Committee, lead sponsors, sponsors and co-sponsors, references to First Committee repor...
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...
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

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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 ...
GAOR 71ST SUPP27 CONF DISARM 2016

Report of the Conference on Disarmament

2016 Session

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Report of the Conference on Disarmament to the General Assembly of the United Nations
4 Jan 2018
The Conference on Disarmament submits to the seventy-first session of the General Assembly of the United Nations its annual report on its 2016 session, together with the pertinent documents and records.
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

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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

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 ...
DISARMAMENT A BASIC GUIDE R2

Disarmament: A Basic Guide

Second Edition

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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

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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

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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 ...
GAOR 70TH SUPP27 CONF DISARM 2015

Report of the Conference on Disarmament

2015 Session

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Report of the Conference on Disarmament to the General Assembly of the United Nations
4 May 2017
The Conference on Disarmament submits to the Seventieth session of the United Nations General Assembly its annual report on its 2015 session, together with the pertinent documents and records.
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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 ...