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THE LAUNCH OF THE SEPTEMBER, 2021 AMNESTY MONTH CAMPAIGN AT RECSA’S OFFICES IN NAIROBI.
THE LAUNCH OF THE SEPTEMBER, 2021 AMNESTY MONTH CAMPAIGN AT RECSA’S OFFICES IN NAIROBI.
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In the context of The African Union Vision of an integrated, stable, peaceful and prosperous continent; Agenda 2063, particularly Strategic Pillar Four, on the building of a peaceful and secure Africa; the UN Security Council Resolution 2457 (2019) on Silencing the Guns in Africa by the Year 2020, which was adopted on 27 February 2019.

Recognizing the UN Programme of Action (UN PoA) to Prevent, Combat, and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in all Its Aspects, as well as the AU Master Roadmap on Practical Steps to Silence the Guns in Africa by the year 2020.

In the line with the 29th ordinary session of the assembly of African Union held on 3-4 July 2017, in Addis Ababa declared the month of September each year as ‘African Amnesty Month” for the surrender and collection of illegally acquired and owned weapons /arms in line with Africa and international best practices.

 RECSA is officially launching the September ,2021 Amnesty Month; which will be implemented in three countries; Madagascar, Niger and Uganda. These countries have been chosen by the AU and UN to conduct an effective awareness campaign for the voluntary surrender of weapons that are illegally held by civilians.

THE RECSA EXECUTIVE SECRETARY GIVING A SPEECH DURING THE LAUNCH.

THE EXECUTIVE SECRETARY TOGETHER WITH AMBASSADOR MUSSIE HAILU,RECSA’s SPECIAL ENVOY

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Earlier today during the launch of the September 2021 Africa Amnesty Month campaign under the AU’s Silencing the Guns Initiative by Republic of Kenya in Nairobi

Chief guest at todays #AAM launch in Nairobi is Mr Moffat Kandi - Principal Administrative Secretary representing the CS Ministry of Interior & Coordination of National Government - Kenya

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Happening Now: Launch of the September 2021 Africa Amnesty Month campaign under the AU’s Silencing the Guns Initiative by Republic of Kenya in Nairobi

#AUPSC devotes an Open Session on the Commemoration of the 2021 Africa Amnesty Month in the presence of AU #MSs, Reps -#RECs/#RMs;@recsasec; Special Rep. of the #UNSG & Head @UNOAU_ @HannaTetteh @ 1029th AUPSC #AfricaAmnestyMonth 4 the surrender & collection of illicit weapons

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Today during a two day workshop for the development of an action plan for RECSA-UNITAR joint resource mobilization.

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