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Published by Club de Bruxelles in Brussels .
Written in English


Edition Notes

For the conference organised by the Club de Bruxelles on 6 March 1997 with the support of the European Commission (DGXI).

Statementwritten by the Club de Bruxelles under the direction of Andy Stern.
ContributionsStern, Andy., Club de Bruxelles., Commission of the European Communities. Directorate-General for Environment, Nuclear Safety and Civil Protection.
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Open LibraryOL17194549M


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