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THE LAUNCH OF THE SEPTEMBER, 2021 AMNESTY MONTH CAMPAIGN AT RECSA’S OFFICES IN NAIROBI.
By admin In News Posts Posted September 7, 2021 0 Comments
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. […]
AMNESTY MONTH ACTIVITIES CARRIED OUT IN CAMEROON IN THE YEAR 2020
By admin In News Posts Posted September 6, 2021 0 Comments
In the Month of September, the project was launched by the Prime Minister of Cameroon. Fifty participants were drawn from Government entities, international bodies, non-governmental organizations and civil society to attend. Through the support and advocacy by high level government officials, increased regional cooperation and coordination through joint partnership and attendance by regional and international […]
RECSA’S EXECUTIVE SECRETARY MEETING WITH THE SECRETARY GENERAL – EAC
By admin In News Posts Posted September 1, 2021 0 Comments
ON 26TH August 2021, The Executive Secretary of Regional Centre on Small Arms in the Great Lakes Region, Horn of Africa and Bordering States (RECSA), Lt Gen Badreldin Elamin paid a courtesy call to the EAC Secretary-General, Hon. (Dr.) Peter Mathuki at the EAC Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania. The two officials discussed several issues touching […]
SILENCING THE GUNS IN AFRICA
By admin In News Posts Posted August 20, 2021 0 Comments
At the 29th Summit of the African Union (AU) in 2017, AU Member States declared September of each year as “Africa Amnesty Month” for the surrender and collection of illicit small arms. The decision provides the basis for the voluntary hand-over of illegally held small arms by civilians under the condition of anonymity and immunity from […]
Country-wide campaigns for voluntary hand-over of small arms and ammunition in Burkina Faso
By admin In News Posts Posted July 15, 2021 0 Comments
This activity targeted specific regions of Burkina Faso (Gaoua, Zinaré ,Banfora). Overall 454 small arms were collected, securely stored and prepared for destruction in September-May 2021
Seminar on information sharing and awareness raising for law enforcement agencies and artisanal arms producers in Burkina Faso
By admin In News Posts Posted July 15, 2021 0 Comments
The national small arms commission (CNLPAL) conducted a capacity-building workshop on 6th and 7th October on the linkages between gender and SALW in Ouagadougou launched by the Minister of Women, as well as the Minister of African Integration and was attended by Representatives of ECOWAS, the AU, Japan, and UNODA.
Capacity-building workshop on the linkage between Gender and SALW in Burkina Faso
By admin In News Posts Posted July 15, 2021 0 Comments
The national small arms commission (CNLPAL) conducted a community-based policing workshop in Banfora following the public launch event of the Amnesty Month campaign on 14th and 15th September 2020.
Information sharing and sensitization workshop for defense and security forces on community based policing in Burkina Faso
By admin In News Posts Posted July 15, 2021 0 Comments
The national small arms commission (CNLPAL) conducted a community-based policing workshop in Banfora following the public launch event of the Amnesty Month campaign on 14th and 15th September 2020.

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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