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UC marks 20th anniversary of anti-nuclear judgment

The University of Canterbury joins the Disarmament & Security Centre marking 20 years since a historic judgment by the International Court of Justice on nuclear weapons.

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Studying towards a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in European Studies
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