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European action on small arms and light weapons and explosive remnants of war

final report, June 2006.

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Published by United Nations in Geneva .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arms control -- Government policy -- European Union countries,
  • Illegal arms transfers -- Prevention -- International cooperation,
  • Land mines -- Safety measures -- International cooperation,
  • Mines (Military explosives) -- Detection -- International cooperation,
  • European Union countries -- Military policy

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUnited Nations Institute for Disarmament Research.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJZ5625 .E87 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 78 p. ;
    Number of Pages78
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17180834M
    ISBN 109290451866
    LC Control Number2007366345

      Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons: Protocol V on Explosive Remnants of War U.S. Statement Annual Conference on High Contracting Parties Geneva, Switzerland Novem as delivered by Katherine Baker. Thank you, Madam Vice President. The project collected some 20 years of data and includes a subset of explosive weapons incidents. Prior to setting up Insecurity Insight, Ms. Wille worked as a senior researcher at the Small Arms Survey and as a junior expert for the European Commission with responsibilities for the demining programme in the Western Balkans.

    PM/WRA develops, implements, and monitors policy and programs regarding the threat that conventional weapons such as landmines, unexploded ordnance (UXO), abandoned ordnance, stockpiled conventional munitions, man-portable air defense systems (MANPADS) and other small arms and light weapons (SA/LW) pose to civilians, economic stability, and U.S.   Some small arms and light weapons have been wiped out in Côte d’Ivoire over the last two days by the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) as part of the country’s first weapon destruction exercise since the post-election crisis.

    Adopted by the United Nations Conference on Prohibitions or Restrictions of the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons which may be deemed Excessively Injurious or to Have Indiscriminate Effects, held in Geneva from 10 to 28 September and from 15 September to 10 October In , the Convention was amended at the Second Review Conference of States Parties. jectile by the action of an explosive, with the exception of antique and replicas of antique small arms and light weapons. Antique and replicas of antique small arms and light weapons will be defined in accordance with domestic law. An-tique small arms and light weapons will in no circumstances include weapons manufactured after


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European action on small arms and light weapons and explosive remnants of war Download PDF EPUB FB2

The illicit trade, accumulation and use of small arms and light weapons, and the presence of explosive remnants of war, exacerbate conflict, threaten human life, undermine development and hamper the recovery of war-torn societies.

European action on small arms and light weapons and explosive remnants of war: final report. [United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research.;] -- The illicit trade, accumulation and use of small arms and light weapons, and the presence of explosive remnants of war, exacerbate conflict, threaten human life, undermine development and hamper the.

This Pilot Project, entitled European Action on Small Arms and Light Weapons and Explosive Remnants of War, carried out by the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR), offers suggestions as to how the EU might deploy the full range of its capabilities in ways that.

European action on small arms and light weapons and explosive remnants of war: final report, June Author: United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research. English. French. Russian. Ukrainian. The proliferation of small arms and light weapons (SALW) affects security while anti-personnel mines and explosive remnants of war kill and maim both people and livestock long after the end of hostilities.

small arms and light weapons during the past ofthe vic-tims are civilians,yet relatively little attention is paid to this deadly cat-egory ofweaponry. Small arms are cheap and readily available to those who wish to acquire them,legally or are difficult to track,easily transferable.

The main aim of the policy is to prevent the accumulation and trafficking of small arms, light weapons and ammunition. The EU Strategy Against Illicit Firearms, Small Arms & Light Weapons & Their Ammunition pulls together all the tools available to the EU to combat the illicit trade in small arms: Member countries' civilian & military capabilities.

20 JuneNew York – European Union Statement by Mr. Frank Meeussen, European External Action Service, on the consideration of the implementation of the Programme of Action at the Third UN Conference to Review Progress Made in the Implementation of the Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All its Aspects.

As a researcher in a project "European Action on Small Arms and Light Weapons and Explosive Remnants of War", I conducted research on European policies, practices and assistance programmes on SALW and explosive remnants of war. I completed both individual research tasks and joint assignments with colleagues working for the European Action : Director at EK Consulting - Policy.

The EU has deployed millions to support disarmament and demobilisation and to disrupt illegal trade in small arms and light weapons around the world, and the Western Balkans. European action on small arms and light weapons and explosive remnants of war.

Geneva: United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research, (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors.

Illicit small arms and light weapons International and EU action This publication aims to present the main processes and initiatives at United Nations and European Union level to prevent, combat and eradicate the illicit trade in small arms and light weapons.

European action on small arms and light weapons and explosive remnants of war. Geneva: United Nations, (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research.

ISBN: OCLC Number. Programme of Action on small arms and light weapons meetings; Landmine and Explosive Remnants of War Safety guidance; Europe. European Bomb Data System. Session on UNPD/ SEESAC’s experience in gender-mainstreaming small arms and light weapons programming in Southeast Europe.

On-line session of the Coaching Programme on gender mainstreaming. Small arms and light weapons (SALW) Small arms and light weapons range from clubs, knives and machetes to, for example, mortars below the calibre of mm.

They are manufactured to military specifications for use as lethal instruments of war. One of the main concerns of the UN Programme of Action on Small Arms is how to manage and secure official stocks of small arms and light weapons. Sincethe German Government has placed. European Action on Small Arms, Light Weapons and Explosive Remnants of War European Commission–United Nations Cooperation in Peacebuilding Increasing UAV.

Weapons and their impact. Biological and Toxin Weapons; Chemical Weapons; Conventional Weapons; Explosive Remnants of War / Cluster Munitions; Depleted Uranium; Nuclear Weapons; Landmines; Small Arms and Light Weapons; A range of related issues.

Environment and Climate Change; Foreign Military Bases; Resource Conflicts; Gender Dimensions; Human. The issue of the illicit proliferation of small arms and light weapons was first raised in a General Assembly resolution (A/RES/50/70B).Following that, two expert groups, established by the Secretary-General, issued reports on the subject (A/52/ () and A/54/ ()).Multilateral cooperation in this area took a significant step forward with the United Nations Conference on the.

Small arms and light weapons are used in conflicts around the world, causing injury and death. Small arms control was first broached by UN Resolution A/RES/46/36 (December ), which was expanded upon by A/RES/50/70 (January ). This latter resolution mandated a panel of experts to research the type of small arms and light weapons being used in the world's conflicts and to study which.Arms and Light Weapons (SALW), Mine Action (MA), and Arms Control (AC).

organizations such as the European External Action Service (EEAS), the Eastern Europe Clearinghouse for the Control of SALW (SEESAC), Small Arms Survey (SAS), and the International Committee of the Red in particular in Jordan (Explosive remnants of War Risk.Small arms and light weapons Between and they contributed to the loss of almost 4 million lives and the displacement of over 18 million people from their homes or countries.

SALWs aggravate poverty, divert energy away from efforts to improve human development and blur lines between armed conflicts and criminality.