ISACS News


Multinational Small Arms and Ammunition Group (MSAG) committed to using ISACS in its assessment work

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MADRID, SPAIN — The Multinational Small Arms and Ammunition Group (MSAG) is an apolitical, informal, multinational platform of States that exchange best practices and coordinate international assistance in the field of small arms and light weapons and conventional ammunition Physical Security and Stockpile Management (PSSM).  


ISACS Support Unit contributes to KAIPTC “SALW Foundation Course"

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ACCRA, GHANA — The ISACS Inter-Agency Support Unit today delivered a training on the International Small Arms Control Standards to participants in the “SALW Foundation Course” offered by the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC).  

Working with its partners, the KAIPTC undertakes and delivers research and training programmes that contribute to global peacekeeping operations. …


UNLIREC and Trinidad & Tobago train Caribbean armourers on stockpile management, using SOPs based on ISACS

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"During the second week of the course, as part and parcel of stockpile management best practices, participants were also trained in planning and operations to carry out periodic weapons destruction. 122 confiscated and obsolete weapons from the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service were destroyed and documented in accordance with UNLIREC's standard operating procedures, which are based on UN International Small Arms Control Standards (ISACS). …


Consulting company uses ISACS to evaluate programmes in Africa, Caribbean, Pacific

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EPES Mandala Consulting — a British company specialising in evaluating and monitoring policies, programmes and cooperation projects financed by international institutions — provided the following testimonial:

"ISACS has proved to be a valuable resource/tool for ‘monitoring and evaluating’ EU sponsored programs on ‘community safety’ in African, Caribbean, Pacific (ACP) countries. …