ISACS can assist in preventing maritime small arms trafficking in the Caribbean

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The United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC) convened thirteen English-speaking Carribean States in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, on June 21-22 to discuss how best to strengthen national capacities and promote regional cooperation to combat sea-borne illicit trafficking in SALW, ammunition and explosives.  

Participants suggested that that ISACS — in particular its module on Border controls and law enforcement cooperation — and various CARICOM cooperation mechanisms could serve as the backdrop for the development of regional standard operating procedures.