United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers

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2412-1258 (online)
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The UNODA Occasional Papers series has been developed to give wider dissemination of input from expert panels and seminars sponsored by the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA).
 
UNODA Occasional Papers No.1: Towards a World Free from Nuclear Weapons – Why South Africa gave up the Nuclear Option, July 1999

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Author(s):
Karamchund Mackerdhuj
29 Oct 1999
Pages:
20
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9789210581394 (PDF)
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The Department for Disarmament Affairs, renamed United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs in 2007 (UNODA) Occasional Papers is a series of ad hoc publications presenting, in edited form, papers or statements made at meetings, symposiums, seminars, workshops or lectures that deal with topical issues in the field of arms limitation, disarmament and international security. They are intended primarily for those concerned with these matters in Government, civil society and in the academic community. South Africa emerged as a shining example to the struggle for a nuclear-weapons-free world. With the voluntary dismantling of its nuclear weapons capacity, South Africa took its place in history as the first country to take such a step. This publication presents a discussion on South Africa's position and what it should mean to other countries with nuclear weapons capacity.

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Towards a world free from nuclear weapons: why South Africa gave up the nuclear option

Chronology of the main events in the [South African] nuclear weapons programme