ISACS are “most important recent step forward on international efforts on small arms” — Instituto Sou da Paz


This month, the Instituto Sou da Paz issued a thought provoking and insightful report entitled, “What Next? Thoughts for global civil society working on arms control and armed violence reduction.”  

The report includes a discusison on ISACS and their potential to be used by global civil society as a tool to advocate for more effective national controls over small arms and light weapons.  …

ISACS informs Central African strategy to counter terrorism and arms trafficking


BUJUMBURA, BURUNDI — Senior customs, immigration and border officials from 10 Central African States* gathered in Burundi’s capital on April 22-24 to take a step towards developing an integrated strategy to counter terrorism and arms trafficking in Central Africa.  

The workshop on “Border Controls and Small Arms & Light Weapons” was convened jointly by the

UNLIREC and Peru intensify collaboration on arms control through stockpile management training using ISACS


"With the objective of ensuring permanent technical capacities among operational personnel of the National Regulatory Entity for Security Services, Firearms, Ammunition and Explosives for Civil Use (SUCAMEC) of Peru and members of the Peruvian National Police, UNLIREC undertook a workshop on best practices and international standards in stockpile management from 21-23 April 2014 in Lima.