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Other titlesINGOs in arms control and disarmament
StatementGeetanjali Chopra Sharma.
SeriesRCSS policy studies -- 40
ContributionsRegional Centre for Strategic Studies (Colombo, Sri Lanka)
The Physical Object
Pagination223 p. :
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24111421M
ISBN 109558051365
ISBN 109789558051368
LC Control Number2010316723

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international agreements, particularly those covering arms control and disarmament issues, by reviewing a number of case studies of organizations and networks currently active in the field. The chapter will then explore how such activities can be developed in the future.

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