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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 […]
RECSA Marks Nairobi Declaration Day with Briefing to the AU Peace & Security Council
ADDIS ABABA: On 14th March 2019, the RECSA Executive Secretary Lt. Gen. Badreldin Elamin Abdelgadir briefed the 832nd meeting of African Union Peace and Security Council on the Proliferation of Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) and its impact on Silencing the Guns in Africa by 2020. The briefing marked the 19th Anniversary of the […]
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 […]

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