Acknowledgements


The Yearbook was produced under the general direction of the Under-Secretary-General for Disarmament Affairs, Nobuyasu Abe, as well as the Director of the Department, Hannelore Hoppe.
Thanks go to the following writers and contributors: Kerstin Bihlmaier, Michael Cassandra, Daiana Cipollone, Francesc Claret, Amanda Cowl, Merav Datan, Annette Ekberg, Antonio Evora, Ivor Fung, Péricles Gasparini Alves, Tonya Hennessy, Tsutomu Ishiguri, Nazir Kamal, Soo-Hyun Kim, Peter Kolarov, Patrick Lamb, Robert Leeder, Tamara Malinova, Valère Mantels, Pamela Maponga, Agnès Marcaillou, Thomas Markram, Tak Mashiko, Silvia Mercogliano, Bantan Nugroho, Myrna Peña, Curtis Raynold, Richard Lennane, Nikolai Rogosaroff, Enrique Román-Morey, Henning Soegaard, Asa Theander, Carolin Thielking, Rafael Loza, Predrag Vasic, Chen Wang and Jerzy Zaleski.
Special thanks go to the core team: Joanna Panepinto for written contributions, research assistance and language editing and Elizabeth  Scaffidi for desktop publishing and web conversion.
The electronic version of the Disarmament Yearbook was produced by the Department of Disarmament Affairs, New York with the assistance of Lynne Price, President, Text Structure Consulting, Inc.


Xiaoyu Wang
Editor/Coordinator
New York, August 2005