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UNLIREC and the Government of Guatemala hold two workshops to ensure effective ATT implementation
The United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC) continues to support State efforts to achieve effective implementation of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT). Against this backdrop, UNLIREC and Guatemala’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs or ...
UNLIREC provides Containerized Test Firing Ranges to the National Forensic Science Service (NFSS) Belize and Guyana Police Force (GPF) Guyana.
From August 6-9 (Belize) and 13-16 (Guyana), the United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC), in collaboration with Energy Containment Concepts of England, completed the installation, training and handing over of a 20 ft Contain ...
UNLIREC promotes awareness and implementation of international standards on firearms and ammunition stockpile management in Peru
Both State-owned and private arms, ammunition and explosive stockpiles are prone to the risk of theft, diversion and unexpected accidents. These risks can, however, be reduced or mitigated through proper stockpile management. Against that background, on 23-24 July, 2018, UNLIREC carried out a train ...
UNLIREC participates in the International Workshop on Protection of Children and Adolescents Affected by Armed Violence in Brazil
The impact of armed violence on children and adolescents has become a major challenge for Latin America and the Caribbean. In Brazil, for instance, an estimated 39 adolescent homicides are recorded every day, with the vast majority of these victims being Afro-Brazilian adolescents and young people ...
UNLIREC and UNODA host a Regional Workshop on the high-level FMCT expert preparatory group consultative process in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
From June 21-22, the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA), in cooperation with its Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America, hosted a training workshop on the high-level fissile material cut-off treaty expert preparatory group consultative process. Th ...
UNLIREC implements its Firearm Marking Technical Meeting in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
From June 21-22, the United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC), conducted a Firearm Marking Technical Meeting two activities in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. The marking of firearms and ammunition is a long-standing ...

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