8 August 2014 – A delegation of the Security Council’s 1540 Committee has concluded a four-day visit to Malawi, conducted upon invitation by the Government.
Mr. Dovydas Spokauskas from the Permanent Mission of Lithuania to the United Nations and member of the 1540 Committee led the delegation, which included two experts supporting the Committee’s work as well as officers from the United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Africa (UNREC).
UNREC assists the Togolese National Commission against SALW proliferation.
A workshop was held in Lomé on 26 and 27 June 2014 as a capacity-building effort to strengthen stockpile management practices among Togolese officials from defence and security forces. Organised by the National Commission against the proliferation, circulation and illicit trafficking of SALW in Togo, the workshop aimed to improve safety and security practices in stockpile management as well as increase the degree of ownership amongst responsible officials.
Diplomatic Briefing with Ms. Gabriele Kraatz-Wadsack.
The United Nations Regional Office for Peace and Disarmament Affairs (UNREC) held its periodic diplomatic briefing on the recent activities of United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) and UNREC on 4 June 2014.
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For guidance related to the control of ammunition and explosives, visit the UN SaferGuard website to access the International Ammunition Technical Guidelines.