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Over sight activity to assess the implementation of the Nairobi Protocol for the Prevention, Control, and Reduction of Small Arms and Light weapons in the Great Lakes region and the horn of Africa
By admin In News Posts Posted October 5, 2021 0 Comments
The assessment was being carried out by The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) which is one of the seven organs of East Africa Community. Under the provision of Article 49 of the Treaty for the Establishment of the East African Community, it is mandated to exercise Legislative, Oversight and Representation functions on all matters within the scope of […]
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.

On Monday 15/11/2021,The RECSA ES made a speech during the opening ceremony of the Weapons and Arms Management training workshop in the Republic of Burundi. The Minister of Interior, Security and community development graced the event. Also present was the President of CNAP.

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1/4 Today RECSA in partnership with MSAG & BICC opened a regional training for LEAs & the military on Physical Security & Stockpile Mgt (PSSM).The course will run from 11-15 Oct & selected best participants will continue with 1 week ToT program to produce future PSSM instructors.

RECSA Executive Secretary's Statement during the #UNSC Meeting addressing the threat posed by the illicit flow of #SALW in the context of Peace Operations.
https://recsasec.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/FINAL-RECSA-ES-UNSC-STATEMENT-A4.pdf

1/2 RECSA ES stated that before deployment of Peace Keepers the UN should be able to know the source of illicit weapons hence the missions should include undertaking interventions aimed at cutting off the source of the illicit Fire Arms.

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