ISACS News


First UNIDIR regional workshop on ISACS Assessment Tool held in Southeast Europe 

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BELGRADE, SERBIA — The United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) and the ISACS Interagency Support Unit — in cooperation with the South Eastern and Eastern Europe Clearinghouse for the Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons (SEESAC) — held the first training-of-trainers workshop on the


Secretary-General informs General Assembly of UNREC’s use of ISACS

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“The Centre [UN Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Africa] promoted the application of the International Small Arms Control Standards and the International Ammunition Technical Guidelines, aimed at assisting Member States to fulfil their commitments under the Programme of Action on Small Arms and the International Instrument to Enable States to Identify and Trace, in a Timely and Reliable Manner, Illicit Small Arms and Light Weapons. …


BiH collection & destruction campaign implemented in line with ISACS

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Excerpt from a report by UNDP Bosnia & Herzegovina entitled, 
6,000,000th Piece of Ammunition Destroyed

"The spread of small arms and light weapons continues to affect the security of the Western Balkans. To curb the proliferation of illicit small arms, UNDP/SEESAC has been working to support stakeholders at all levels in the region since 2002. …


MSAG training for East African States uses ISACS as basis

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NAIROBI, KENYA — The Multinational Small Arms and Ammunition Group (MSAG) trained 27 military, police and corrections officers from 8 East African States on physical security and stockpile management (PSSM) of small arms and light weapons, using ISACS as a basis for the course.  

Officers from Burundi, Comoros, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, South Sudan, Sudan and Uganda participated in the training.