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UNLIREC in the News

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 ...
UNLIREC delivers training on international standards on stockpile management for private security companies in Peru
From 15 to 16 November 2016, the United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC) carried out the second round of technical workshops to promote international standards for improved stockpile management of arms and ammunition ...
UNLIREC supports forensic ballistics capacity-building in the Dominican Republic and Guyana
From 14-18 November, the United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC) carried out its pilot forensic ballistics collaborative exercise in the Dominican Republic and Guyana. These exercises are a series of practical and p ...
UNLIREC contributes to strengthening private security sector in El Salvador
From 7 to 11 November 2016, the United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC) carried out a mission in El Salvador to advance its project entitled Strengthening Oversight and Building capacities for Small Arms Control and No ...

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