ISACS News


OAS draws on ISACS to draft regional standards for marking and recordkeeping of firearms

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WASHINGTON, DC: ORGANIZATION OF AMERICAN STATES (OAS) — The Consultative Committee of the Inter-American Convention Against Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Ammunition, Explosives and Other Related Materials (CIFTA) today established a working group to finalise regional standards on the marking and recordkeeping of firearms in the OAS area.   …


UNLIREC Newsletter shows how ISACS can be used to support stockpile management, destruction, legislative development

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The latest Newsletter of the United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC) shows how it is actively using ISACS to assist States in the region to strengthen controls over small arms and light weapons — in particular in the areas of secure and efficient stockpile management, safe destruction of illicit and surplus weapons and the development of effective legislative and regulatory controls.