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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 […]
UNREC AND RECSA HIGH-LEVEL MISSION TO BOLSTER COOPERATION
LOME: RECSA and the United Nations Regional Centre for Disarmament in Africa (UNREC) have signed a Technical Cooperation Framework to deepen their partnership towards peace, security and disarmament in Africa. The framework was signed during a high-level Partnership meeting between the UNREC Director Mr. Anselme Yabouri and the RECSA Executive Secretary Lt. Gen. Badreldin at […]
EAC AND RECSA PRINCIPALS HOLD HIGH-LEVEL DISCUSSIONS ON SUB-REGIONAL PEACE AND SECURITY
ARUSHA: The Secretary General of the East African Community (EAC) Amb. Liberat Mfumukeko on Friday 23rd November 2018 hosted the RECSA Executive Secretary Lt. Gen. Badreldin Elamin Abdelgadir for bilateral discussions. Recognizing peace and security as a prerequisite for regional integration and sustainable development, the meeting focused on how to build synergies and exploit institutional […]
SECURITY SECTOR STRENGTHENING ACTIVITIES IN CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC
BANGUI: Following the Decree of H.E President Archange Touadéra on the establishment of the National Commission on Small Arms and Light Weapons in the Central African Republic in July 2018 and the subsequent nomination of officials to the commission, RECSA has taken concrete steps to support the operationalization of the CNC-ALPC. RECSA, with funding from […]
NATIONAL WORKSHOP ON THE ARMS TRADE TREATY HELD IN SUDAN
KHARTOUM: In spirit of raising awareness of the Arms Trade Treaty with the aim of increasing ratification of the treaty in the RECSA region, the first inter-agency sensitization workshop for senior government officials in the Republic of Sudan was held on 23rd and 24th October 2018 at the Police Club in Khartoum. The workshop brought […]
  • Regional firearms management manual validation begins in Nairobi
Regional firearms management manual validation begins in Nairobi
Representatives from Member States of the Regional Centre on Small Arms (RECSA) are attending a three-day workshop in Nairobi to review a training manual for security officers who manage weapons and ammunition. The senior government officials drawn from the Ministries of Interior and Defense as well as experienced armorers will discuss and validate the content […]
  • COMMUNIQUE ON THE VISIT OF THE RECSA EXECUTIVE SECRETARY TO RWANDA
COMMUNIQUE ON THE VISIT OF THE RECSA EXECUTIVE SECRETARY TO RWANDA
KIGALI, 10 October 2018: The RECSA Executive Secretary Lt. Gen. Badreldin Elamin Abdelgadir has concluded a two-day visit to Rwanda. During the visit, Lt. Gen. Abdelgadir held high-level consultations with the Minister of Justice Hon. Johnstone Busingye and the Inspector General of Police Emmanuel Gasana on national and regional efforts to control the proliferation of […]
RWANDA REITERATES COMMITMENT TO CONTROL ARMS PROLIFERATION
KIGALI: The Minister for Justice Johnston Busingye has reiterated Rwanda’s commitment to the Arms Trade Treaty as part of the country’s contribution towards curbing illegal arms dealing which has continually undermined peace and security in Africa. Speaking at the opening of the sensitization workshop for government officials on the Arms Trade Treaty, Hon. Busingye assured […]
  • RWANDA REITERATES COMMITMENT TO CONTROL ARMS PROLIFERATION
RWANDA REITERATES COMMITMENT TO CONTROL ARMS PROLIFERATION
KIGALI: The Minister for Justice Johnston Busingye has reiterated Rwanda’s commitment to the Arms Trade Treaty as part of the country’s contribution towards curbing illegal arms dealing which has continually undermined peace and security in Africa. Speaking at the opening of the sensitization workshop for government officials on the Arms Trade Treaty, Hon. Busingye assured […]

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