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United Nations

14 June 2006

Le Monde Diplomatique (Paris)

The world's governments meet in New York at the end of this month to discuss how to enhance the United Nations programme of action on small arms and light weapons. So far the programme has not considered respect for human rights, although the UN charter refers to this duty; the programme also leaves crucial aspects of arms control, such as rules for international transfers, almost untouched. The conference will be confrontational for those who want better global... (

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