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Nuclear weapons governance and accountability = Armes nucléaires : gouvernance et responsabilité.

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Published by United Nations in Geneva .
Written in English


  • Nuclear arms control

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Edition Notes

Other titlesArmes nucléaires :
ContributionsUnited Nations Office at Geneva., Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces.
LC ClassificationsJZ5687 .N83 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination36, 36 p. ;
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23974618M
LC Control Number2009397398

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