The UN Security Council Resolution 1540: to Strengthen the International Law in Non-Proliferation Sphere

DOI: 10.20542/0131-2227-2014-3-24-33

 E. Kirichenko, Institute of World Economy and International Relations, Russian Academy of Sciences (IMEMO RAN). 23, Profsoyuznaya Str. Moscow, 117997, Russian Federation (

Abstract. The article addresses the UNSC Resolution 1540 as the unique legally binding document strengthening international legal basis of MDW non-proliferation regime. It analyses the activity of Committee 1540, its priorities, as well as results of monitoring of Resolution implementation by the states-parties to the United Nations.

Keywords: the UNSC Resolution 1540, mass destruction weapons, MDW non-proliferation regime, non-state actors, export and border control, physical protection, accountability and security measures

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For citation:
Kirichenko E. The UN Security Council Resolution 1540: to Strengthen the International Law in Non-Proliferation Sphere. World Eonomy and International Relations, 2014, no. 3, pp. 24-33.

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