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Introduction. International security, armaments and disarmament in 2008

Page 2, line –1

For '2532 contributors' read '32 contributors'


Chapter 1. Mass displacement caused by conflicts and one-sided violence: national and international response

Page 19, line 6

For 'survival and while' read 'survival, while'


Chapter 2. Trends in armed conflicts: one-sided violence against civilians

Page 46, line 16

For 'creating' read 'create'


Chapter 3. The legitimacy of peace operations

Page 102, line 29

For '37 000-strong' read '3700-strong'


Appendix 3A. Multilateral peace operations, 2008

Page 143, entry 3

For 'EU Advisory Mission for Security Sector Reforms in Guinea-Bissau' read 'EU Advisory Mission for Security Sector Reform in Guinea-Bissau'

Page 156, note 103, line 3

For '1992 Ohrid Framework Agreement' read '2001 Ohrid Framework Agreement'


Appendix 7C. Transparency in arms transfers

Page 336, section II, line 3

For 'import' read 'import or export'


Chapter 10. Reducing security threats from chemical and biological materials

Page 414, footnote 4

Israel should be added to the list of states that have neither signed nor ratified the BTWC

Pages 421–22, footnote 48

For 'The CWC requires that all recovered ACWs must be destroyed by 29 April 2012.' read 'The CWC requires that all chemical weapons be destroyed by 2007 but allows for this deadline to be extended. In the case of ACWs in China the deadline was extended to 2012 at the request of China and Japan. This deadline might be further extended. China and Japan send the OPCW status reports on the progress of implementation of the destruction plan every 90 days.'