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UNLIREC undertakes workshop on arms and ammunition control for private security sector in El Salvador

The United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC) presented its new project Strengthening Oversight and Building Capacities for Small Arms Control and Non-proliferation in the Private Security Sector on 28 July 2015 in San Salvador . This project was launched during a National Executive Sem ...

UNLIREC launches new project on adapting international arms and ammunition control standards to the needs of Private Security Companies in El Salvador

The United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament, and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC) held a two-day training session (30 and 31 July 2015) for representatives from 26 private security companies in El Salvador as part of the Technical Workshop on Good Practices and International Standards for the Management of Arms and Munitio ...

UNLIREC contributes to International Expert Consultations to identify strategies to protect children from armed violence

The United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean was invited to the Expert Consultation on armed violence in the community and its impact on the rights of children to live free from violence. The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General on Violence against Children, in cooperation with UNICEF ...

UNLIREC launches new technical assistance package on operational forensic ballistics in the Caribbean

On 24-25 June 2015, the United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC), with the support of the Government of the United States, convened its first focal point workshop in the context of UNLIREC’s new Assistance Package for Caribbean States entitled ‘ Combating Illicit Firearms and Ammunition T ...

UNLIREC launches project to support Private Security Companies in Peru in the management of their weapons stockpiles

On 18 June 2015, the United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC) presented its new project entitled ‘Strengthening Oversight and Building Capacities for Small Arms Control and Non-proliferation in the Private Security Sector’. This project was launched during a National Executive Seminar on ...

UNLIREC participated in the First UNASUR Regional Meeting on arms control and civilian use of explosives

The First Regional Meeting on the Control of Firearms and Explosives for Civil Use was held in Lima from 3-5 June, 2015, within the framework of the South American Council of Citizen Security, Justice and Coordination of Action against Transnational Organized Crime of the Union of South American Nations (USAN). This activity was organized by the National Regul ...

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Inside Regional Disarmament

UNLIREC is pleased to announce the launching of its new Caribbean-wide programme aimed at strengthening subregional implementation of UN Security Council resolution 1540 (2004). This programme came about as a response to requests by States for improved strategic trade controls, including appropriate legislation and policies, aimed at impeding Non-State Actors from acquiring and using WMDs and their means of delivery. All programme activities will build on the work of the 1540 Committee and its group of experts and will complement relevant efforts undertaken by CARICOM and other regional organizations. In light of the recent adoption of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) and the emblematic support shown by the majority of States in the region for improved regulation of the inter ...

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31 August - 4 September 2015
Nassau, Bahamas
Operational forensic ballistics multi-task mission

18-20 August 2015
Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
IMO table-top exercise on risk management at port facilities

3-5 August 2015
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Operational forensic ballistics multi-task mission

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