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UN Documentation: Disarmament

Disarmament Documentation

UNOCI Conducts Disarmament Operation in Abidjan. An ex-combatant holds up munitions in Attécoubé, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire. He is one of several to have participated in a Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) operation conducted in the area by the UN mission, UNOCI. 08 February 2012. Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

Both the General Assembly and the Security Council consider disarmament topics, in accordance with Articles 11, 26 and 47 of the UN Charter.

They have also created subsidiary bodies that focus on disarmament matters.

The UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) provides support to the disarmament bodies and promotes disarmament efforts.

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