ISACS News


UNOPS Advisor job requres experience with ISACS

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Competencies include:

  • "Experience in construction in conformity with international standards ISO 9001,14001, OHSAS18001, International Small Arms Control Standards”


JOB DESCRIPTION — Regional Infrastructure Advisor


In Nigeria, IANSA Women’s Network puts ISACS at basis of advocacy 

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Advocacy Strategy

"Control the proliferation of small arms and light weapons in Nigeria through sustained advocacy for the full implementation of International Small Arms Control Standards (ISACS).”  

READ MORE — IANSA Women’s Network, Nigeria


UNLIREC, DCAF use ISACS to build arms management capacity of private security sector in Costa Rica

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“ The United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC), in collaboration with the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF), launched its project aimed to strengthen capacities for effective and transparent management of small arms and ammunition within the private security sector (PSS). …


UNDP uses ISACS to help countries curb proliferation of SALW, reduce armed violence

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"In many cases, UNDP’s efforts to curb the proliferation and availability of small arms and light weapons utilize tools such as the International Small Arms Control Standards (UNDP is part of the UN Coordinating Action on Small Arms). Through the Global Focal Point arrangement, UNDP works closely with UNPOL, UNODC and other UN system actors on armed violence reduction.”


Training toolkits for PoA, ATT draw on ISACS guidance

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The Pacific Small Arms Action Group (PSAAG) has launched modular Training Toolkits for both the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) and the UN Programme of Action (PoA) against the illicit trade in small arms and light weapons.   

Supported by the UN Trust Facility Supporting Cooperation on Arms Regulation