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UNLIREC increases awareness on the impact of armed violence among adolescents through theatrical dance routines in northern Peru

The United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC), within the framework of its programme ‘Strengthening Human Security and Community Resilience by Fostering Peaceful Coexistence in Peru’ , brought together more than 800 adolescents in the city of Trujillo from 19 to 20 August 2016 to view the ...

UNLIREC carries out forensic ballistics collaborative competency testing exercise in Jamaica

From 8 to 11 of August, the United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC), in collaboration with the Government of Jamaica carried out the pilot forensic ballistics collaborative competency testing exercise. These exercises are part of the third round of implementation under the framework o ...

UNLIREC contributes to human security discourse in Trujillo (Peru)

The United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC) participated in a session of the Human Security Course: A Comprehensive Approach for Reducing Violence in the City of Trujillo on 13 July 2016. This course was organized by the United Nations Joint Programme entitled aimed at strengthening ...

UNLIREC supports Government of Peru in destruction of close to 10,000 firearms

The United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC) supported the largest destruction of firearms in the history of Peru. The National Regulatory Entity for Security Service, Firearms, Ammunition and Explosives for Civilian Use (SUCAMEC) undertook the destruction of nearly ten thousand firearms ...

UN supports second destruction event in northern Peru

The United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC), within the framework of the United Nations Joint Programme entitled “ Strengthening Human Security and Community Resilience by Fostering the Promotion of Peaceful Coexistence in Peru ”, participated in the verification and monitoring process ...

UNLIREC and IMO collaborate with Jamaica in bolstering its maritime security

A table-top exercise on maritime security has been held in Kingston, Jamaica (30 June-1 July), organized by IMO in collaboration with the United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC). The exercise was aimed at stimulating discussions and demonstrating the need for cooperation amongst governme ...

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