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Statement by the Executive Secretary during the launch of the September 2020 Africa amnesty month campaign under the AU’s silencing the guns initiative
Statement by the Executive Secretary during the launch of the September 2020 Africa amnesty month campaign under the AU’s silencing the guns initiative
SOMALIA ENDORSES ROADMAP TO DENY TERRORISTS ACCESS TO ARMS
The Federal Government of Somalia has endorsed a six-month roadmap towards strengthening its control of the movement and ownership of weapons and ammunition within its borders. The Action Plan is the culmination of four days of high-level political and technical consultations, between the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS), the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and […]
Consultancy for the Development of a Communication Toolkit
The Regional Centre on Small Arms (RECSA) hereby invites qualified consultants to submit their Expression of Interest for the development of a Communication Toolkit by email to procurement@recsasec.org by Monday 10th June 2019. TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR CONSULTANCY ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF A COMMUNICATION TOOLKIT FOR THE REGIONAL CENTRE ON SMALL ARMS –  INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT  1. Background Information  Small […]
RECSA Member States Reaffirm Commitment to the Arms Trade Treaty
NAIROBI: On 26 February 2019, RECSA hosted a one-day regional workshop, bringing together representatives of government from seven Member States to review the progress made in raising awareness on the need to ratify the Arms Trade Treaty. The Arms Trade Treaty has a lot of complementarities with the Nairobi Protocol on Small Arms and Light […]
CAPACITY BUILDING OF THE BUREAU FOR COMMUNITY SECURITY & SMALL ARMS OPENS IN JUBA
A week-long capacity building workshop for members of the Bureau for Community Security and Small Arms Control (BCSSAC) was held in Juba on 18 – 22 February 2019. The exercise, facilitated by the Regional Centre on Small Arms (RECSA) sought to develop the technical skills and expertise of the Bureau Staff towards the efficient and […]
Countering Illicit Firearms in Africa: AU-EU-RECSA Project (English)
A legal or illegal weapon? – The distinction guides the choice of intervention for proper management and control of proliferation of weapons and ammunition. This Video documents the project activities, lessons learnt, and shares the way forward on the issue of combating illicit Firearms in Africa; based on the 7-year continental project on “The Fight […]
RECSA’s Contribution to Peace and Security in Africa
What kind of endorsement do our partners give? A commentary by COMESA on the RECSA’s work in the region.
Keep The Safety On
Keep The Safety On: A film on regional approaches to stockpile security States are unable to counter the threat of weapons and ammunition proliferation alone. Recognizing the value of a regional cooperation approach, BICC, RECSA and MSAG have been training a core group of instructors specialized in simple but effective ways of controlling and managing […]
Countering Illicit Firearms In Africa: AU-EU -RECSA Project (French)
A legal or illegal weapon? – The distinction guides the choice of intervention for proper management and control of proliferation of weapons and ammunition. This Video documents the project activities, lessons learnt, and shares the way forward on the issue of combating illicit Firearms in Africa; based on the 7-year continental project on “The Fight […]

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