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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 ...

United Nations and SUCAMEC join forces to combat illicit trafficking and possession of small arms in Trujillo

Trujillo,19 November 2014 – The UN System in Peru , under the Joint Programme on Human Security, and in close cooperation with the National Superintendence for the Control of Security Services, Arms, Ammunition and Explosives for Civilian Use (SUCAMEC), will carry out a Technical Workshop on the Illicit Trafficking of Small Arms and Ammunition and the ...

UNLIREC partners with Mexico to promote gender and youth approaches to implementing the UN 2001 PoA and the ATT

On 13 November 2014 UNLIREC organized a roundtable on incorporating gender and youth approaches when implementing the United Nations Programme of Action on Small Arms (PoA) and the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT). The roundtable, which was organized at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mexico, responded to requests by States in the region for UNLIREC support to their implem ...

South American regional workshop on the implementation of United Nations Security Council resolution 1540 (2004)

The Government of Peru, in cooperation with the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) through its Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC), hosted a regional workshop on the implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004) for South American States. The workshop takes place ...

International Maritime Organization and UNLIREC work with the Government of Grenada to enhance maritime and port security

UNLIREC has been working with the Government of Grenada to provide legal and technical assistance under its 1540 Assistance Package since early 2014. During the 1540 national roundtable held in June 2014, UNLIREC and Government stakeholders identified a series of existing training needs and institutional challenges and priorities with respect to non-proliferation ...

UNLIREC and Trinidad and Tobago convene national roundtable on strengthening the implementation of Resolution 1540 (2004)

On 13-14 October 2014, UNLIREC convened a national roundtable on strengthening the implementation of Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004) in Trinidad and Tobago. The roundtable was held in collaboration with the Government of Trinidad and Tobago, with the financial support of the US Department of State´s Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation. 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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<November 2014>

25 November 2014
Lima, Peru
Launching of UNLIREC publication entitled 'Forces of Change II - Recognizing the Contribution of Latin American and Caribbean Women to Disarmament'

19-21 November 2014
Trujillo, Peru
Technical Workshop on Illicit Small Arms Trafficking and Evidence Management

13 November 2014
Mexico City, Mexico
Incorporating Gender and Youth Perspectives into the Implementation of UN 2001 PoA and Arms Trade Treaty


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