ISACS News


National dialogue on weapons law in Honduras informed by ISACS

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"The United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC) and the Centre for Research and Promotion of Human Rights (CIPRODEH) partnered to support the Secretariat of Security of the Republic of Honduras in organizing a Legal Seminar on the Draft Law for the Control of Firearms, Ammunition, Explosives and other Related Materials in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. …


Dominian Republic destroys 10,359 surplus small arms in accordance with ISACS

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"Technical specialists from the United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC) joined forces with the Ministry of the Armed Forces of the Dominican Republic (MAF-DR) to destroy 10,359 surplus and obsolete small arms […]  All weapons were destroyed using hydraulic shears and disc saws donated by UNLIREC to the MAF-DR and in accordance with a set of UNLIREC standard operating procedures based on the UN International Small Arms Control Standards."


UNLIREC uses ISACS to suport stockpile management training in Central America 

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"Thirty-four (34) technical experts from Central American and neighbouring countries met in San José, Costa Rica, from 31 January to 1 February 2013 for stockpile management and small arms and ammunition destruction training. The event was co-organised by the Ministry of Public Security of Costa Rica and the United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC), and was made possible thanks to the generous support of the Federal Republic of Germany.