UN Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean Arms Trade Treaty Implementation Course launched this week in Costa Rica
In response to requests by States in Latin America and the Caribbean, and to help prepare them for the implementation of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), the United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC) has developed a practical training course on ATT Implementation (“ATT Implementation Course”). The c ...
UNLIREC releases study on stray bullets in Latin America and the Caribbean
On the occasion of the International Day of
Peace, the United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and
Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC) held an event entitled
The Impact of Stray Bullets in Latin America and the Caribbean, which took
place on 22 September 2014 at the UN Common House in Lima.
Members of UNLIREC’s Public S ...
UNLIREC and Peru join forces to combat impunity in cases related to illicit trafficking in firearms, ammunition and explosives
On 27 August 2014, UNLIREC inaugurated its Specialized Course for Legal Operators (CEOL) :
Fighting Impunity on Illicit Trafficking in Firearms, Ammunition and Explosives
aimed at 26 legal operators, in particular at female officers from law
enforcement institutions, judiciary and the Public Prosecutor’s Office. The course
included aspects focusing on the impac ...
UNIDIR conducts 2nd ISACS Assessment Tool training in Latin America
The UN Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR)— in cooperation
with the UN Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin
America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC) — held the second regional training-of-trainers
workshop on the ISACS Assessment Tool on 19-20 August 2014 at the UN Office in
Lima, Peru. Thirteen staff members from UNLIREC, the Org ...
UNLIREC participates in high-level meetings in Belize to discuss implementation of WMD-related instrument (UNSCR 1540)
In October 2013, UNLIREC received funding from
the US Department of State to roll out a technical assistance programme in the
Caribbean region to strengthen the implementation of United Nations Security
Council Resolution 1540(2004), which establishes legally binding obligations on
all UN Member States to have and enforce appropriate and effective measures
United Nations provides Technical Workshop on Combating Illicit Trafficking of Firearms in Peru as part of its Joint Program in Human Security
Within the framework of the United Nations Joint Program “Strengthening Human Security and Community Resilience by Fostering Peaceful Co-Existence in Peru” the United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC), in close cooperation with the National Superintendence for the Control of Security Services, ...
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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