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Atwood, David and Owen Greene. 2002 ‘Reaching Consensus in New York: the 2001 UN Small Arms Conference.’ Small Arms Survey 2002: Counting the Human Cost; Chapter 5, p. 203. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 1 July

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Reaching Consensus in New York: the 2001 UN Small Arms Conference

At about 6.00 a.m. on Saturday, 21 July 2001, the United Nations Conference on the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects ('the Conference') concluded. After two weeks of difficult negotiations at UN headquarters in New York and several years of preparation, delegates reached a final consensus agreement on a Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects ('Programme'). (1)

[This 22-page chapter contextualises and summarises the 2001 UN small arms conference, its related events and documents, prividing a chronology and further references.]

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