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UNLIREC in the News
UNLIREC and the Government of Belize hold joint meeting to develop Draft Voluntary National Action Plan to strengthen the implementation of resolution 1540 (2004)
On 9 December, UNLIREC held consultations with the Government of Belize to discuss its Draft National Action Plan on Implementation of UNSCR 1540(2004). This meeting brought together 12 representatives from eight institutions and agencies (including the Belize Coast Guard, Defence Force, Immig ...
UNLIREC carries out a Caribbean Regional Encounter on Forensic Ballistics in Trinidad and Tobago
From 5-6 December, the United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC) with the support of the Government of Trinidad and Tobago and CARICOM’s Caribbean Community Implementation Agency for Crime and Security carried out ...
UNLIREC and Trinidad and Tobago unite to combat proliferation financing and finalize country's Voluntary National Action Plan on 1540 implementation
Following on from a previous mission in July, representatives of the United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC) returned to Trinidad and Tobago in November and December to continue working with government authorities on th ...
UNLIREC launches study on less lethal weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean
On 1 December 2016, UNLIREC presented the findings of its study entitled "Less Lethal Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean - Challenges and Opportunities" at the UN Common House in Lima, Peru, to a diverse crowd of governmental agencies, the diplomatic corps, private security companies, civi ...
UNLIREC and IMO collaborate with Dominican Republic in bolstering its maritime security
A simulation exercise on maritime security was carried out by the United Nations Regional Cent re for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) from 1 to 2 December in Santo Domingo. The main objective w ...
UNLIREC supports strengthening of stockpile management among the private security sector in Costa Rica
From 21 to 24 November 2016, the United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC) advanced its project activities related to strengthening the oversight and building capacities for small arms Control and non-proliferation in the ...