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Head of UN peace and disarmament centre named

Ivor Richard Fung has been named Director of the United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Africa, the UN said in a statement issued yesterday. He took up his post on December 1. The Centre, one of three regional offices, helps regional efforts to improve cooperation and strengthen security and development. Its main objective is to provide advisory services, information and training programmes and capacity building to governments on matters relating to arms control, disarmament, peace, security and development, and to follow and analyze trends in disarmament and international security in the region.

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