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Small Arms and Light Weapons / Conventional Weapons
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Small Arms and Light Weapons / Conventional Weapons

As the illicit circulation and proliferation of small arms and light weapons (SALW) is a phenomenon which is not limited by States boundaries, UNREC promotes regional and sub-regional cooperation in the fight against them...
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GENDER AND DISARMAMENT

GENDER & DISARMAMENT

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WHAT WE DO

UNREC’s core efforts consist of promoting universalization of disarmament and arms-control instruments and assisting African States in their effective implementation, with a view to curtailing illicit trafficking and proliferation of arms, enhancing governmental control over national stocks, and increasing national and regional security and stability.
To achieve these objectives, the Centre employs five main approaches which are mutually complementing and reinforcing:

FEATURED PUBLICATIONS

UNREC CALENDAR OF EVENTS

UNREC UPCOMING EVENTS

End of January 2024, Lomé-TOGO

Regional Workshop on the Convention of Certain CONVENTIONAL WEAPONS (CCW) IN AFRICA

End of January 2024, Lomé-TOGO

29th February to 1st March 2024, in Lomé-TOGO

Regional Meeting in Preparation of the Fourth Review Conference (RevCon4) on UN PoA SALW for West and Central African States

4th to 5th March 2024 , in Nairobi-KENYA

Regional Meeting in Preparation of the Fourth Review Conference (RevCon4) on UN PoA SALW for East and South African States

4th to 5th March 2024 , in Nairobi-KENYA

UNREC RELEVANT PERSONALITIES

“Disarmament can play an important role in ending existing conflicts and preventing the outbreak of new strife. Disarmament and arms control processes provide the breathing space for confidence to be built, stability to be strengthened and trust to be established.”