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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 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 ...

Panama enhances its capacity to implement the Arms Trade Treaty

The United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC) continues to support State Parties in the region to implement the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT). On 19 April 2016, UNLIREC - in collaboration with the Institutional Directorate on Public Security Affairs (DIASP) inaugurated its Arms Trade Treaty Impl ...

UNLIREC contributes to multisectoral dialogue on citizen security in northern city of Peru

The United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC), as a member of the United Nations Joint Programme “ Strengthening Human Security and Community Resilience by Fostering Peaceful Coexistence in Peru” , participated as a speaker at a seminar entitled, “Citizen Security from a Human Security ...

UNLIREC and Government of Guyana train officials on firearms range of fire investigations

From 11 to 14 of April, the United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC), in collaboration with the Government of Guyana carried out a series of hands-on forensic ballistics training exercises in Georgetown. These exercises represent the second round of assistance held under the framework of UNLIRE ...

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