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Disarmament is the act of reducing, limiting, or abolishing weapons. Disarmament generally refers to a country's military or specific type of weaponry. Disarmament is often taken to mean total elimination of weapons of mass destruction, such as nuclear arms. General and Complete Disarmament was defined by the United Nations General Assembly as the elimination of all WMD, coupled with the “balanced reduction of armed forces and conventional armaments, based on the principle of undiminished security of the parties with a view to promoting or enhancing stability at a lower military level, taking into account the need of all States to protect their security.”

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Organizations relating to Disarmament

World Information Clearing Centre - Peace, Arms Race, Disarmament and Other Global Problems / Est. 1986
African Nuclear-weapon-free-zone Treaty / Est. 1996
Disarmament Campaigns
Canadian Disarmament Information Service
United Nations Disarmament Commission / Est. 1978
World Disarmament Campaign / Est. 1979
International Organization for World Peace, Disarmament, Development and Human Rights / Est. 1989
Danish Commission on Security and Disarmament / Est. 1980
Asian American Caucus for Disarmament / Est. 1982
Centre for the Study of Peace and Disarmament / Est. 1990
Palme Commission on Disarmament and Security Issues / Est. 1980
Berlin Conference of European Catholics / Est. 1964
World Disarmament Agency
Geneva Forum
Swedish People's Parliament for Disarmament
International Trade Union Committee for Peace and Disarmament / Est. 1982
United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research / Est. 1980
Institute of Disarmament and Peace, Pyongyang
Conference of States Parties of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons / Est. 1997
Centre for International Politics, Organization and Disarmament, Delhi / Est. 1970
International Shadow Project / Est. 1985
Centre for the Study of Arms Control and International Security, Lancaster
Southeast Asian Nuclear Weapon-Free Zone / Est. 1995
Lawyers Committee on Nuclear Policy / Est. 1981
Associazione Internazionale Disarmo e Sviluppo / Est. 1982

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World Problems relating to Disarmament

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