UNDP Nepal uses ISACS to help Government assess small arms stocks

Following the successful completion of the second Constituent Assembly Elections in November 2013, building on the accomplished peace milestones, like the integration of the former combatants and clearing known minefields, as Nepal moves ahead to consolidate peace and development gains, the task of violence prevention and strengthening community security in a selection of districts, identified as “hotspots” demands due attention. […]

“An assessment of the stock of available weapons, and their management, was carried out in nine districts which helped to identify gaps in stockpile management requirements to be addressed in compliance with International Small Arms Control Standard (ISACS).”

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