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RECSA Press release on WRA grant to curb illicit SALW in DRC
RECSA Secretariat is happy to announce that it is receiving funding of US$1,400,000 from the U.S. Government to enhance regional security by curbing the illicit trafficking and the availability of state- held weapons and ammunition to terrorists and criminals. This objective will be achieved through marking of government stockpiles in DRC in partnership with the […]
2020 Africa Amnesty Month
The Executive Secretary of the Regional Centre on Small Arms (RECSA) today launched the September Africa Amnesty Month campaign.This initiative is being carried out in collaboration with the African Union and the United Nations office for disarmament (UNODA) with funding from the Federal Republic of Germany and the Government of Japan.The September Africa Amnesty month […]
POSTPONMENT OF ALL MEETINGS AND CONFERENCES
Due to the rapid spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), international efforts to limit its spread, and the directive by His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta to scale down public meetings and gatherings, the  the Regional Centre on Small (RECSA) has suspended all meetings and conferences until further notice. Our office operations will continue as usual. For […]
Suspension of the Cross-border Leadership Conference
Due to the rapid spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), international efforts to limit its spread, and the directive by His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta to scale down public meetings and gatherings, the  Regional Centre on Small (RECSA) has suspended all meetings and conferences until further notice. The Crossborder Leaders Conference that had been scheduled for […]
UNREC Vacancy – Regional Project Coordinator (Consultant), Gender & Small Arms and Light Weapons
The United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) is currently implementing a project in support of gender-mainstreamed policies, programmes and actions in the fight against small arms trafficking and misuse in line with the Women, Peace an Security agenda. The programme is funded by the European Union. The overall objective of the programme is to […]
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC AND BURUNDI SALW COMMISSIONS BENCHMARKING ACTIVITY
BUJUMBURA: A 4-member delegation from the Central African Republic’s National Commission on Small Arms and Light Weapons (CAR-COMNAT) undertook a week-long benchmarking visit to the Republic of Burundi’s National Commission on Small Arms and Light Weapons in July 2019. The Minister of Public Safety and Disaster Management Alain Guillaume Bunyoni received the delegation from RECSA […]
COOPERATION: RECSA & IGAD STRENGTHEN COOPERATION, RENEW MOU
Nairobi, Djibouti: RECSA Executive Secretary Lt. Gen. Badreldin E. Abdelgadir on 29th July hosted the IGAD Executive Secretary Amb. Eng.  Mahboub M. Maalim in an affirmation of the cooperation between the two regional bodies that share a common vision of peace, stability and development. The high-level engagement followed the renewal of the IGAD-RECSA Memorandum of […]
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 […]
105 STEEL ARMS BOXES AND 40 GUN RACKS HANDED OVER TO RWANDA POLICE
KIGALI: On 30 March 2019, the Deputy Inspector General of Police Juvenal Marizamunda received 105 steel arms boxes and 40gun racks handed over by the RECSA Executive Secretary Lt. Gen. Badreldin Elamin Abdelgadir, at an event held at the RNP General Headquarters in Kacyiru. The infrastructure will support the safe storage and transportation of arms […]
MSAG HANDS OVER REGIONAL PSSM PROGRAM TO RECSA
NAIROBI: On 21 March 2019, the Regional Centre on Small Arms (RECSA) officially took charge of the regional capacity building program on weapons and ammunition management, in a ceremony graced by the German Ambassador to Kenya H.E. Annette Gunther and the RECSA Executive Secretary Lt. Gen. Badreldin Elamin Abdelgadir. The Physical Security and Stockpile Management […]

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