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Combating Illicit Trafficking in Firearms, Ammunition and Explosives: Video
Battling Impunity in Illicit Firearms Trafficking Cases
Bolstering Caribbean efforts to control small arms and light weapons


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Grenada makes progress in implementing UN Security Council resolution 1540(2004) on the non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction

UNLIREC officially launched its 1540 Programme with its first field activity in Grenada. This forms part of UNLIREC’s new 1540 assistance package for the Caribbean, which benefits from funding from US Department of State’s Bureau of International Security and Non-proliferation (ISN), aimed at assisting States in the region in their implementation of the resolut ...

UNLIREC assists Guyana in combating illicit firearms trafficking from a legal perspective

In response to a request from the Government of Guyana for specialized training to help its judicial sectors address the illicit trafficking in small arms, ammunition and explosives, and – in effect – contribute to a reduction in impunity and armed violence, UNLIREC undertook a national course for judicial officers and legal practitioners from 28-30 May 2014 in ...

UN multi-agency response to citizen security challenges in northern Peru

Trujillo, 22 May 2014 - The United Nations System in Peru presents today a joint programme in human security in the city of Trujillo whose objective will be to reduce public insecurity in its various manifestations - organized crime, violence against women and the involvement of youths in criminal activities - as well as fight against corruption. The pr ...

UNLIREC and Peru intensify collaboration in arms control through stockpile management training

The United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC), in cooperation with the the National Regulatory Entity for Security Services, Firearms, Ammunition and Explosives for Civil Use (SUCAMEC) of Peru, undertook a workshop on best practices and international standards in stockpile management from 21-23 ...

UNLIREC supports Central America in bolstering its criminal investigative techniques

UNLIREC, as part of its efforts to support the Central American Security Strategy, is in the process of developing a training guide to help Central American governments better integrate firearms and ammunition evidence management into criminal investigative processes. For this purpose, UNLIREC convened an expert consultation in collaboration with the Judicial Police ...

Seminar on the development of a national course within the framework of WMD commodity identification training

Representatives of the United States Department of Energy summoned various national authorities in Peru and a number of international experts from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, México, Panama and Peru to the UNLUREC headquarters in Lima from March 11-13, 2014, to discuss and present the basic components and content of an effective CIT training program. Highlight ...

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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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21-24 July 2014
St. George, Grenada
1540 Roundtable and legal assistance in collaboration with the Government of South Africa


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