ISACS News


UNRCPD draws on ISACS to build capacity on small arms control in the Philippines

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“UNRCPD [United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Asia and the Pacific] together with the Government of the Philippines jointly organized a workshop on capacity-building for the Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects, held in Manila, on 25-26 November 2015. …


ISACS can assist with ATT implementation - ATT Network

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“existing cooperative efforts on defining international standards for small arms control (ISACS), ammunition technical guidelines (IATG), physical security and stockpile management (PSSM) can create synergies that will help implementing ATT obligations. […]

“In conclusion, panelists expressed some confidence that, if implemented in good faith, the ATT may have a positive impact on making arms transfers more transparent and responsible, thus contributing to reducing human suffering.” 


UNOPS requires familiarity with ISACS for jobs in DRC

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The UN Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is advertising to fill two positions in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)—a National Operations Associate in Kinshasa and an Associate Weapons and Ammunition Management Officer in Goma.  

Both posts require familiarity with ISACS.  

The application deadline for both positions is 17 November 2015.