The United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) is an autonomous body within the UN tasked with assisting the international community in finding and implementing solutions to disarmament and security challenges. They produce research on weapons of mass destruction, small arms and light weapons, and emerging security threats like cyber security. Theresa Hitchens was appointed director in 2009 and has written extensively on space and nuclear arms controls.
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