Multinational Small Arms and Ammunition Group (MSAG) committed to using ISACS in its assessment work

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MADRID, SPAIN — The Multinational Small Arms and Ammunition Group (MSAG) is an apolitical, informal, multinational platform of States that exchange best practices and coordinate international assistance in the field of small arms and light weapons and conventional ammunition Physical Security and Stockpile Management (PSSM).  

At the 18th MSAG Symposium, hosted by the Spanish Verification Centre in Madrid, the ISACS Inter-Agency Support Unit presented ISACS as a tool that MSAG States can use to help conduct assessments of SALW storage sites and build capacity in the area of PSSM.  MSAG is committed to using ISACS in its assessment work and is considering organising a workshop in 2014 to train its verification officers on using the ISACS Application Support Tool being developed by UNIDIR and also to test the tool under different stockpile assessment scenarios.