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UNLIREC launches new specialized course in crime scene management in Costa Rica

El Centro Regional de las Naciones Unidas para la Paz, el Desarme y el Desarrollo en América Latina y el Caribe (UNLIREC), en cooperación con el Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ) de Costa Rica , realizó el Curso Especializado en el Manejo de Armas de Fuego y Municiones como Evidencias del 25 al 27 de marzo de 2015 en San José. Con el objetivo ...

UNLIREC and Caribbean States have a ‘meeting of the minds’ on how to effectively implement UNSCR 1540(2004)

On 23-24 March 2015, UNLIREC convened a two-day workshop within the context of its assistance package for Caribbean States on the Implementation of Resolution 1540(2004). This package, currently funded by the United States Department of State, targets five countries: Belize, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago. Discussions fo ...

El Salvador bolsters its capacity to implement Arms Trade Treaty

The United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC) continues supporting Latin America and the Caribbean States with the objective of assisting Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) implementation. Last 10 March, UNLIREC and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of El Salvador inaugurated the Arms T ...

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 ...

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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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