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Policy Papers - April 22, 2009

Weapons of Mass Destruction: IPI Blue Paper no. 3

This publication is part of the Blue Paper Series [read more about this publication series]

François Carrel-Billiard, Lead Rapporteur

 

 

This report addresses the urgent need within the UN system to give higher priority to nonproliferation and disarmament, and to build a consensus on these issues. The Blue Paper lays out recommendations on how to (1) take concrete steps to restore trust in international instruments; (2) begin consultations among the five permanent members of the UN Security Council on nuclear issues; (3) anticipate future challenges; (4) improve transparency and trust; and (5) promote progress through incentives.

 

Arabic translation (includes Weapons of Mass Destruction and Small Arms and Light Weapons)

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