2014 Disarmament Yearbook, Part I

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The United Nations Disarmament Yearbook, Volume 39: 2014 (Part I)

Compiles the resolutions and decisions of the sixty-eighth session of the General Assembly and the voting patterns in the General Assembly and the First Committee. Contains a snapshot of votes by thematic cluster.

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Civil Society and Disarmament: 2014

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Civil Society and Disarmament: 2014

The Importance of Civil Society in United Nations and Intergovernmental Processes: Views from Four Delegates to the United Nations

Four delegates from Australia, Costa Rica, Japan, and Mexico share their personal views on the impact civil society stakeholders have had in matters relating to disarmament and arms control.

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Disarmament and Related Treaties

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Disarmament and Related Treaties

This publication contains the text of multilateral treaties that focus on nuclear weapons, other weapons of mass destruction, conventional arms, and nuclear-weapon-free zones, all of which are essential for promoting peace and security. It also includes treaties in which disarmament and non-proliferation are important elements within a larger framework of issues.

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Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons

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Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons

This CCW Booklet provides a brief background and history to the Convention and its Protocols, interesting facts on the CCW, information on how States can join and participate in the CCW’s meetings, and the mandate of and support provided by the CCW Implementation Support Unit. The booklet is designed to be a guide for those States considering joining the CCW and a useful resource for those working to promote universalization.

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The United Nations Disarmament Yearbook, Volume 38: 2013 (Part II)

This publication summarizes developments and trends in 2013 on key issues of multilateral consideration at the international and regional levels. It reviews the activities of the General Assembly, the Conference on Disarmament and the Disarmament Commission.

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Programmes Financed from Voluntary Contributions, 2013-2014

This report illustrates how the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs has been able to achieve concrete results though partnerships with its donors, and how essential such support is in attaining important disarmament goals.

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UNODA Occasional Papers, No. 26, June 2014

The New Zealand Lectures on Disarmament

This Occasional Paper features six lectures delivered in New Zealand in April 2014 by the United Nations High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, Angela Kane. The speeches delve into many of the challenges facing the achievement of a world free of nuclear weapons and provide a comprehensive stocktake of the prospects and challenges confronting disarmament and arms control efforts.

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Action for Disarmament

10 Things You Can Do!

This publication draws the attention of young people to the promotion of international peace and security through disarmament. In ten practical steps, it will help teenagers and young adults mobilize, act and promote the disarmament ideals of the United Nations in their schools, communities and beyond.

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