oa Focus on Arms in Africa - Practical disarmament : starting to identify best practice?

Volume 3, Issue 1
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"Practical disarmament" and "micro-disarmament" are two terms frequently used to refer to programmes that aim to remove small arms from a society through collection and destruction. In the Supplement to an Agenda for Peace, the former United Nations Secretary-General, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, used the term "micro-disarmament" to refer to the light weapons that were commonly used in conflicts that the UN dealt with in the 1990s.

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