UNREC uses ISACS to assist Togo with election preparation

fosep

Photo: UNREC

“On 26 March 2015, the Director of the United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Africa (UNREC), Marco Kalbusch, and the Representative of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in Togo (OHCHR), Olatokunbo Ige , handed over the “Guide for security forces on maintaining order in electoral processes” to Togolese authorities. […]

“Along with the guide, UNREC developed a manual designed for the 200 FOSEP [Force sécurité élection présidentielle] trainers and which addresses the legal framework of law enforcement in electoral process, practical disarmament measures, and the challenge of stockpile management procedures in an electoral context and in accordance with the International Small Arms Control Standards (ISACS) and the International Technical Guidelines on Ammunition (IATG).”


FULL REPORT — Official handover of the “Guide for security forces on maintaining order in electoral processes” to Togolese authorities

DOWNLOAD THE GUIDE (in French) — Guide du maintien de l’ordre en période électorale par les Forces et Services de Sécurité (FSS)