ISACS News


UNREC uses ISACS to assist Togo with election preparation

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“On 26 March 2015, the Director of the United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Africa (UNREC), Marco Kalbusch, and the Representative of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in Togo (OHCHR), Olatokunbo Ige , handed over the “Guide for security forces on maintaining order in electoral processes” to Togolese authorities. …


UNOPS Vacancy Announcement requires knowledge of ISACS

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“ Functional Responsibilities

"Sous la responsabilité générale du Chef de Programme et la supervision du Chef des Opérations, l’ Associate Spécialiste des Opérations aura pour responsabilités de : […]

  • "Connaitre les standards internationaux de lutte anti mine (NILAM ; IATG (International Amunition Technical Guidelines) & ISACS (International Small Arms Control Standards)) et s’assurer que les procédures opérationnelles standards sont en conformité avec les standards internationaux et qu’elles permettent le déroulement sûr et efficace des opérations ;"



ISACS is “the thread that connects” successful SALW collection & destruction campaigns in Argentina and BiH

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“On March 6-7, UNDP Bosnia and Herzegovina and the World Future Council (WFC) organized a conference and weapons destruction event for representatives of government, police authorities and civil society from Argentina and Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) to exchange their experiences in addressing small arms issues. …


Chatham House documents ATT’s influence on ISACS

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"In the past ten years many more instruments, supporting documents, good-practice guidelines, and research and policy outputs have addressed SALW and the illicit trade in such weapons. One notable example is the International Small Arms Control Standards (ISACS). These voluntary international standards, developed within the framework of the UN Coordinating Action on Small Arms (UN CASA), offer guidance on developing and maintaining effective controls throughout the SALW life cycle, including trade-related controls covered by the ATT. …