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UNLIREC continues strengthening arms control in the private security sector in Mexico
The United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC) is moving forward in Mexico with the implementation of activities under its project entitled Oversight and Building Capacities for Small Arms Control and Non-proliferation i ...
UNLIREC carries out third Sub-Regional Meeting on Forensic Ballistics
From 16-17 May 2018, UNLIREC carried out its third sub-regional meeting for Caribbean States on forensic ballistics at its headquarters in Lima, Peru. The meeting built upon two previous regional encounters held in Trinidad and Tobago in 2016 and the Dominican Republic in 2017 where States h ...
UNLIREC continues to strengthen arms control in the private security sector in Jamaica
The United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC) is moving forward with the implementation of the arms control project aimed at the private security sector in Jamaica. This project was officially launched in November 2017 wi ...
UNLIREC publishes study on gender-based violence and firearms
This year, the Global Week of Action Against Gun Violence takes place on May 7-14, and focuses on the theme: “ End the Crisis of Gun Violence .” In observance of this Week, the United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC) ha ...
UNLIREC and the Government of Guatemala Organise a Workshop to Identify Legislative Loopholes in the Implementation of the Arms Trade Treaty
The United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC) continues to assist States in the region in their efforts to effectively implement the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT). On 19-20 April, UNLIREC and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of ...
UNLIREC and El Salvador discuss national control lists to improve ATT implementation
From 11-12 April 2018, UNLIREC and El Salvador held a workshop entitled “Discussion on the Preparation of a National Control List” in San Salvador. In attendance were legal advisors and technical staff responsible for ATT implementation from the Policy Directorate, the Logistics Directorate a ...

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