United Nations Disarmament Yearbook 2002

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The volume 27 compiles the disarmament resolutions and decisions of the fifty-seventh session of the General Assembly, the voting patterns in the General Assembly and the First Committee report and dates of their adoption. It summarizes developments and trends in 2002 on key issues of multilateral consideration at the international and regional levels. Reviews the activity of the fifty-seventh session of the General Assembly, the Conference on Disarmament and the Disarmament Commission. Contains a timeline that highlights events in multilateral disarmament in 2002.



Other issues

This Chapter Covers the Most Important Issues of terrorism and disarmament; human rights, human security and disarmament; outer space, information security and the role of science and technology in the context of international security and disarmament; and the relationship between disarmament and development. These issues do not lend themselves to placement in any other topic chapter of this volume, nor do they share a common theme among themselves, but represent significant steps taken by the established multilateral disarmament machinery or by other multilateral bodies of the United Nations system.


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