ISACS News


SG's report to Security Council contains recommendations on ISACS

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Recommendation 2

"I encourage all Member States to make every effort to secure arms and ammunition stockpiles from diversion. I encourage the Security Council to ensure that peacekeeping and peacebuilding missions are mandated to assist host countries in their stockpile management. Existing standards such the International Ammunition Technical Guidelines developed under the “SaferGuard” programme and the International Small Arms Control Standards should be fully utilized in arms and ammunition stockpile management practices. …


DPKO & UNODA partner to develop tools based on IATG, ISACS

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"35.  […] a partnership of the Department of Peacekeeping Operations and the Office for Disarmament Affairs on arms embargo monitoring has assisted the United Nations police, UNOCI [United Nations Operation in Côte d'Ivoire] and UNMIL [United Nations Mission in Liberia] with the provision of practical tools and training in line with international standards — International Ammunition Technical Guidelines and International Small Arms Control Standards."


Germany promotes development and application of ISACS

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"After four years of work on their development, the International Small Arms Control Standards (ISACS) were presented in August 2012 during the second Review Conference on the Programme of Action on Small Arms and Light Weapons. Up to 300 experts, including some Germans, were involved in developing this compendium for small arms control. …