RECSA VACANCIES ANNOUNCEMENT 2021

RECSA is seeking to fill the following positions to be based at its Secretariat offices in Nairobi. The appointments are on a One (1) year contract renewable subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funds. Remuneration terms and conditions of work for all the positions are negotiable. ICT Assistant. Legal Assistant. Research and Cross Cutting […]

RECSA Executive Secretary’s Statement during the UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL Meeting

RECSA Executive Secretary’s Statement during the UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL Meeting addressing the threat posed by the illicit flow of Small Arms and Light Weapons in the context of Peace Operations. Click here to download

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

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 […]

JOINT RECSA-UNITAR RESOURCE MOBILIZATION SEMINAR

RECSA together with the United Nations Institute for Training & Research (UNITAR) had a two-day joint workshop in order to develop a road map that better identifies areas of joint programming which includes specific actions and key indicators.UNITAR is an autonomous body within the UNITED NATION (UN) that was established in 1965 pursuant to a […]

RECSA Executive Secretary’s statement during the launch of the September 2021 AFRICA AMNESTY MONTH campaign under the AU’s Silencing the Guns initiative

THE LAUNCH OF THE SEPTEMBER, 2021 AMNESTY MONTH CAMPAIGN AT RECSA’S OFFICES IN NAIROBI.

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

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

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 […]

RECSA Prequalification of Suppliers Document(2021-2024)

RECSA intends to prequalify providers for the provision of various goods and services. Thepurpose of this pre-qualification exercise is to competitively identify providers to be included ina shortlist of suitable providers register capable of providing goods and services to RegionalCentre on Small Arms on need basis. The pre-qualified providers shall be invited from time totime […]

SILENCING THE GUNS IN AFRICA

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 […]


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.

RECSA ES: Through its Regional approach,RECSA has achieved significant results in Small Arms management and control interventions #UNSC

Happening Now:#UNSC Meeting addressing threat posed by the illicit flow of #SALW in the context of Peace Operations.The RECSA Executive Secretary is giving a briefing on RECSA's mandate

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