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Disarmament as humanitarian action

Disarmament as humanitarian action

a discussion on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR).

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Published by UNIDIR in Geneva .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Disarmament.,
  • Nuclear disarmament.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUnited Nations Institute for Disarmament Research.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 19 p. ;
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20103303M

    This course explores contemporary international rules governing disarmament as well as related issues of arms control, non-proliferation and international humanitarian law.   Summary. The purpose of this paper is to outline the connections between nuclear disarmament and some of the key issues facing humanity today. So far, enormous effort has been invested in tackling these challenges, for example, in climate change prevention and mitigation, socio-economic development, and establishing and implementing the rule of by: 2.

    On humanitarian action, we need to focus on the growing and unacceptable impact of conventional weapons on civilians and infrastructure, particularly in urban areas, which represents also a clear violation of human rights. We need to focus on the disarmament that saves Size: KB. When disarmament meets humanitarian action: The Convention on Cluster Munitions (in French) OUR PUBLICATIONS. 24 Jun Posted by Admin_Consortium In Cluster Munitions,Conventional weapons 0 comment. When disarmament meets humanitarian action: The Convention on Cluster Munitions (in French) Its contents are the sole responsibility of .

    Civilians–books Lovell, David W. and Primoratz, Igor (eds). Protecting civilians during violent conflict: theoretical and practical issues for the 21st century. Consultation with and Participation by Af-fected Populations in Humanitarian Action The Case of Guinea will provide the basis for a Practitioner Handbook and Overview Book. The Working Group would like to thank Groupe URD, especially Humanitarian Action, seeking to understand how participatory.


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