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El Salvador bolsters its capacity to implement Arms Trade Treaty

El Centro Regional de las Naciones Unidas para la Paz, el Desarme y el Desarrollo en América Latina y el Caribe (UNLIREC) continúa con el trabajo de apoyo a los Estados de América Latina y el Caribe con el objetivo de asistirles en la implementación del Tratado sobre el Comercio de Armas (TCA). El pasado 10 de Marzo, UNLIREC y el Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores ...

UNLIREC and Trinidad and Tobago team up with INTERPOL and FBI to combat proliferation of explosives

As part of the integral technical assistance package that UNLIREC is delivering in Trinidad and Tobago for strengthening the implementation of resolution 1540 (2004), the UNLIREC team worked together with officials from Interpol and FBI to provide training for law enforcement officials for the detection and handling of sensitive dual use chemical materials and ...

Dominican Republic committed to Arms Trade Treaty implementation

The United Nation Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC) continues to support Latin American and Caribbean States with the aim of assisting them in the implementation of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT). In this regard, UNLIREC delivered a new course on ATT implementation from 28-30 January in Santo Domi ...

UNLIREC and Peru promote arms control and citizen security policies at local level

UNLIREC, in collaboration with the CONATIAF and SUCAMEC in Peru, organized an international seminar in Lima on 26 February 2015 to discuss citizen security and the role of local governments in armed violence reduction. This platform generated a space for analysis and information exchange at the local level on successful approaches to reducing armed violence. The ...

United Nations and SUCAMEC facilitate efforts to prevent and reduce armed violence in Trujillo

The United Nations System in Peru, under its Joint Programme for Human Security and in close cooperation with the National Superintendence for the Control of Security Services, Arms, Ammunition and Explosives and Civilian Use (SUCAMEC), held and International Seminar on the Role of Local Governments and Communities in Reducing Armed Violence on 25 February at t ...

Belize committed to further strengthening implementation of its WMD controls

As part of UNLIREC’s technical assistance package to strengthen the implementation of resolution 1540 in the Caribbean, the Government of Belize and UNLIREC organized a national roundtable in Belmopan on February 23. This event brought together over 10 high level representatives from various institutions and agencies in Belize to discuss the findings and recommendat ...

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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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<March 2015>

25-27 March 2015
San Jose, Costa Rica
Specialized course on evidence management of illicit small arms and ammunition

23-24 March 2015
Lima, Peru
1540 sub-regional seminar for CARICOM countries

10-13 March 2015
San Salvador, El Salvador
Arms Trade Treaty Implementation Course (national) - ATTIC


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