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UNLIREC helps modernize arms depots of national control entity responsible for private security services

The United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC) attended the inauguration of the newly renovated arms and ammunition depot of the National Regulatory Entity for Security Service, Firearms, Ammunition and Explosives for Civilian Use (SUCAMEC). The depot was modernized with new furniture and h ...

UNLIREC hosts international expert meeting to develop and promote proficiency testing among forensic ballistics professionals

From 27 to 28 of April, the United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC), held an expert meeting on competency and proficiency testing for firearms and toolmark examiners in the context of its Operational Forensic Ballistics Assistance Package in Lima, Peru. This assistance package aims to en ...

UNLIREC donates bullet trap to private security entities operating in Peru to improve physical security of firearms and ammunition depots

The United Nation Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC) donated a series of bullet-traps to private security companies in Peru as part of its project entitled: Strengthening Oversight and Building Capacities for Small Arms Control and Nonproliferation in the Private Security Sector. The official ha ...

UNLIREC works with Costa Rican authorities in creating national authority responsible for ATT implementation

The United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC) continues assisting States in the region in the implementation of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT). On 23 May, UNLIREC and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Costa Rica inaugurated the roundtable on the process towards creating a national control au ...

UNLIREC provides technical assistance on double-casting and standard operating procedures for Forensic Ballistics in Belize

From 3 to 5 of May, the United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC), in collaboration with the Government of Belize carried out a series of activities on standard operating procedures (SOP) adaptation and harmonization in Belize city. These exercises represent the second round of assistance held ...

UNLIREC and Government of El Salvador complete final phase of small arms control assistance aimed at private security companies operating in El Salvador

The United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC) and the Government of El Salvador carried out several activities in April, aimed at concluding the first phase of the project, entitled: Strengthening Oversight and Building Capacities for Small Arms Control and Nonproliferation in the Private ...

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