ACCRA, GHANA — This year's annual "SALW Border Security Management" Course held over two weeks at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) in Accra, Ghana, featured a special segment on ISACS, its module on "Border Controls and Law Enforcement Cooperation" and the software tool being developed by UNIDIR to facilitate use of the standards. The ISACS Inter-Agency Support Unit and UNIDIR delivered the training jointly to senior officials from customs, immigration and border police from West African States. The ISACS Support Unit will continue to work with KAIPTC to integrate ISACS into its training curricula related to small arms and light weapons control.
Working with its partners, the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) undertakes and delivers research and training programmes that contribute to global peacekeeping operations. Since 2003, its researchers and training facilitators have delivered over 230 courses in diverse aspects of peacekeeping operations for over 9,500 individuals and organizations globally. Its goal is to develop and deliver internationally recognized and professional training courses and related programmes to equip personnel with selected skills and competencies required to meet Africa’s present and future complex peace and security challenges.