UNLIREC contributes to improved public policy frameworks for firearms control by promoting and facilitating inter-institutional coordination, guiding States in assessing the capacities, challenges and opportunities relevant to combating illicit firearms trafficking, and supporting them in undertaking firearms assessment studies in their country as a first step to developing comprehensive and holistic national strategies.
In concrete terms, UNLIREC helps in the creation of national firearms commissions by supporting their creation, facilitating strategic planning, assisting in the development of baseline studies and providing expert advice on key issues ranging from disarmament campaigns to arms brokering regulations.
UNLIREC and Jamaica team up with FBI to combat proliferation of explosives2 Feb 16
Seminar on the development of a national course within the framework of WMD commodity identification training3 Nov 14
UN Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean Arms Trade Treaty Implementation Course launched this week in Costa Rica10 Oct 14
UNIDIR conducts 2nd ISACS Assessment Tool training in Latin America19 Aug 14