ISACS News


UNDP draws on ISACS for small arms assessment in Jordan

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The ISACS Inter-Agency Support unit supported a UNDP-led community security, small arms control and criminal justice assessment mission to the Hashemite Kingdom of  Jordan on 12-24 October 2014.  

Jordan is facing enormous challenges as a consequence of the influx of refugees fleeing the fighting in Syria, with host communities in Jordan profoundly affected by palpable security concerns and the inability of State and municipal services to cater to the enlarged population in critical areas.  


UNIDIR Presents ISACS & its Assessment Tool to SALW Commissions from South East Europe

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PRISTINA, KOSOVO — The South Eastern and Eastern Europe Clearinghouse for the Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons (SEESAC) held the 3rd Formal Regional Meeting of Small Arms and Light Weapons Commissions on 28-29 October 2014 in Pristina, Kosovo*. The United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR)


ISACS featured in INTERPOL Firearms Programme newsletter

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Issue 2 of INTERPOL’s Firearms Programme Newsletter (October 2014) contains the following article on ISACS:

International Standards on Small Arms Control promote the use of INTERPOL resources

In 2012, the United Nations developed International Small Arms Control Standards (ISACS) which provide practical guidance to policy-makers and practitioners on putting in place effective controls on small arms and light weapons.  …


UNODA/UNREC trains Togolese Armed Forces on marking & recording small arms in line with ISACS

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"The National Commission Against the Proliferation, Circulation and Illicit Trafficking of SALW in Togo (CNLPAL), in collaboration with the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA), through its Regional Center for Peace and Disarmament in Africa (UNREC) – and with the financial support of German Federal Republic – [organized] in Lomé, from 9-11 October, a training workshop for defence and security forces on marking and registration of small arms and light weapons (SALW). …