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United Nations study on disarmament and non-proliferation education

There has never been a greater need for education in the areas of disarmament and non-proliferation, especially with regard to weapons of mass destruction, but also in the field of small arms and international terrorism. Since the end of the cold war, changing concepts of security and threat have demanded new thinking. Such new thinking will arise from those who are educated and trained today.

The study offers a series of recommendations for immediate and long-term implementation, reinforcing ongoing efforts and suggesting new avenues of action.

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57-th session of the UN General Assembly, 30 August 2002

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