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Revista Brasileira de Política Internacional

On-line version ISSN 1983-3121

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DUARTE, Sérgio de Queiroz. The role of Brazil in multilateral disarmament efforts. Rev. bras. polít. int. [online]. 2017, vol.60, n.2, e013.  Epub Dec 21, 2017. ISSN 1983-3121.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0034-7329201700213.

This article examines Brazil’s motivations, objectives, and action in international instances related to nuclear disarmament, non-proliferation, and arms control, particularly the Treaty of Tlatelolco and the Treaty on the Non-proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT). The paper describes the evolution of Brazilian attitudes and decisions and discusses prospects for nuclear disarmament opened by the proposal of a treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons.

Keywords : Nuclear disarmament; multilateral institutions; Brazilian foreign policy; non-proliferation of nuclear weapons.

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