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UNIDIR conducts 2nd ISACS Assessment Tool training in Latin America

The UN Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR)— in cooperation with the UN Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC) — held the second regional training-of-trainers workshop on the ISACS Assessment Tool on...

UNLIREC and Guyana collaborate in the destruction of weapons

On 23 January 2014, UNLIREC officially handed over a set of hydraulic shears to the Government of Guyana for the destruction of small arms and a Small Arms Ammunition Burning Tank (SAABT) for the destruction of small arms ammunition and explosives. Both of these...

UNLIREC supports Peru in the destruction of over 3,000 firearms

(Peru, Dec. 17) – UNLIREC supported the National Regulatory Entity for Security Services, Firearms, Ammunition and Explosives for Civil Use (SUCAMEC) in the destruction of over 3,000 firearms via smelting at the Funvesa foundry in the Andean country’s capital of Lima....