ISACS informs Small Arms Survey Briefing paper on stockpile management

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"While there is no internationally agreed definition of ‘stockpile man- agement’ with respect to small arms and light weapons, the International Small Arms Control Standards (ISACS) describes the term as follows:

Stockpile management of weapons is the term used to describe those procedures and activities that are necessary for the safe and secure accounting, storage, transporta- tion and handling of small arms and light weapons. […]  

“Since the commitment extends to the stockpile management of small arms and light weapons and ammunition, the international standards that are of relevance include the ISACS and IATG.”


DOWNLOAD THE BRIEFING PAPER — Practical Disarmament Initiative: Stockpile Management and Diversion Provisions in Selected International and Regional Instruments