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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 ...

UNLIREC contributes to legislative dialogue on citizen security and arms control in Peru

UNLIREC was invited by the Peruvian Congress to participate in a roundtable on small arms control and citizen security during the first week of December 2014. This roundtable was comprised of representatives from a diverse range of public institutions, small arms experts, small arms users, academics and other members of civil society who were given the opportun ...

UNLIREC contributes to citizen security dialogue in the Caribbean

The United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC) participated in a multi-stakeholder meeting in Bridgetown, Barbados, aimed at promoting dialogue around the roots and underlying causes of growing insecurity in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean. The three-day event (3-5 Dec. '14) ...

UNLIREC present in launch of new study on seized arms in Peru - 2013 Report

The Coordinator of UNLIREC´s Public Security Programme, Dr. William Godnick, participated in the launch of a study on seized arms in Peru - 2013 Report. The report, developed by the National Superintendence for the Control of the Security Services, Arms, Ammunition and Explosives for Civilian Use (SUCAMEC), is the first of its kind in the country that attempts ...

Jamaica and UNLIREC hold technical work sessions and national roundtable on the strengthening the implementation of resolution 1540 (2004)

On 2-5 December 2014, UNLIREC, in collaboration with the Government of Jamaica, convened a series of technical legislative work sessions and a national roundtable on strengthening the implementation of Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004) in Kingston, Jamaica. The technical working sessions held on the 2-3 December, brought together officials from v ...

UNLIREC’s Forces of Change II publication highlights the contribution of Latin American and Caribbean women to disarmament

Lima, 25 November 2014 – Coinciding with the celebrations of the UN International Day on the Elimination of Violence against Women, UNODA’s Regional Disarmament Centre in Lima (UNLIREC) launched a new publication aimed at maintaining international momentum in progressing towards women’s empowerment in the security field. The UNLIREC publication entitled “Forces of ...

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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 ...

Complete Note

<February 2015>

26 February 2015
Lima, Peru
Seminar on disarmament and small arms control: experience sharing among local governments from Latin America

25 February 2015
Trujillo, Peru
Seminar on disarmament and small arms control: experience sharing among local governments from Latin America

18-19 February 2015
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Workshop on stockpile management for police and judiciary


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