Twenty-year-old disarmament process in Sierra Leone 'miraculous'

25 May 2018

Some 20 years after the process got under way of ridding Sierra Leone of weapons, following years of brutal civil war, the results are nothing short of “miraculous,” according to a former UN staff member and academic.

For this latest UN and Africa podcast, as the UN chief António Guterres unveils a new disarmament agenda, we’ll hear from a former UN staff member who watched the West African country rid itself of the menace of deadly battlefield weapons.

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