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The United Nations and Africa peace, development, and human security : policy seminar report by Helen Scanlon

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Published by Centre for Conflict Resolution in Cape Town .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Peace-building,
  • Congresses,
  • Peacekeeping forces,
  • United Nations

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementrapporteurs, Helen Scanlon and Tim Murithi
ContributionsUniversity of Cape Town. Centre for Conflict Resolution, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (Mozambique)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJZ4997.5.A35 U55 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination56 p. :
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25040406M
LC Control Number2009319173
OCLC/WorldCa212399517

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