The Regional Centre on Small Arms in the Great Lakes Region, the Horn of Africa and Bordering States (RECSA) is an intergovernmental organization established in June 2005. The Secretariat is mandated to build the capacity of the Member States, coordinate and monitor the implementation of the Nairobi Protocol within the RECSA Region. RECSA therefore remains the only internationally recognized inter-governmental organization within Africa whose sole mandate is to address the proliferation of illicit SALW to provide a conducive environment for sustainable development.

Our Mission

RECSA’s Mission is to coordinate action against Small Arms and Light Weapons proliferation in the great lakes region and horn of Africa.This is inline with Our Vision “A safe and secure sub-region in a peaceful continent free from arms proliferation”.

Vision

A safe and secure sub region in a peaceful continent free from arms proliferation

Core Values

  • Flexibility
  • Gender Sensitivity
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork
  • Transparency

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RT @AU_PSD: At #AUHQ: 11th Mtg of @_AfricanUnion – Regions Steering Committee on Small Arms & Light Weapons #SALW & #DDR underway;Mtg to en…
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RT @fecclaha: Rev. Dr. Charles Kibicho, member of the FECCLAHA Executive Committee, presides over an opening devotion as the regional train…
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RT @Dr_AO_Bouh: Addressing members of staff from RECSA and EASF during the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation between…
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RT @Dr_AO_Bouh: The Executive Secretary of RECSA, Lt. Gen. Badreldin Elamin Abdegadir addresses members of staff from EASF and RECSA during…
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RT @Dr_AO_Bouh: Members of the RECSA delegation follow the proceedings during the MoU signing session at the EASF Secretariat on 27th Novem…
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