ISACS News


ISACS used to support weapons assessment in Bougainville

RTEmagicC_Flag_bougainville.gif

At the invitation of the Government of Papua New Guinea (PNG) and the Autonomous Bougainville Government, the United Nations Department for Political Affairs (UNDPA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) jointly carried out a weapons assessment in Bougainville in November-December 2012, using ISACS to support the exercise.  …


ISACS proposed as basis of Andean Community marking standards

Andean_Community__SGCAN_Secretara_General_de_la_Comunidad_Andina.jpg

"UNLIREC presented its Technical Guide for the Marking of Small Arms and Ammunition, a tool to enable the standardization of the marking of arms and ammunition in the Latin American and Caribbean region. This technical guide is based on the guidelines of the United Nations International Small Arms Control Standards (ISACS) and the best practices of States in the region."