Africa’s Development and the Threat of Weapons of Mass Destruction: Update 3

"This update to ‘Africa’s Policy Imperatives’ Issue 1, 2 and 3 published in May 2009, June 2010 and November 2010 respectively,provides a brief overview of international and African efforts to strengthen disarmament and non-proliferation through a number of conventions, protocols and agreements and addresses some of the capacity and resource constraints within the African context preventing their full implementation. A number of specific recommendations to States– both African and global - in a position to offer technical implementation assistance and who are able to build co-operative partnerships and political support towards full African universality of the various conventions are made."