ISACS is “the thread that connects” successful SALW collection & destruction campaigns in Argentina and BiH


Photo: World Future Council

“On March 6-7, UNDP Bosnia and Herzegovina and the World Future Council (WFC) organized a conference and weapons destruction event for representatives of government, police authorities and civil society from Argentina and Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) to exchange their experiences in addressing small arms issues. […]

"The conference covered key topics related to gun and ammunition collection campaigns, including the need to tailor incentives for voluntary renunciation of arms to country-specific circumstances and the importance of effective communication on the dangers of gun possession, and brought together representatives from RENAR, Asociación para Políticas Públicas, the Embassy of Argentina in Hungary, BiH police authorities, BiH Faculty of Criminal Studies, Defence Ministries, Sterling International, OSCE and Landmine Survivors Initiative.

“The thread that connects the successful BiH and Argentine campaigns is their use of International Small Arms Control Standards (ISACS) developed by the United Nations with leadership from UNODA and UNDP”