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RECSA Executive Secretary visits Djibouti
In the framework of enhancing member state participation in the organization activities, RECSA Executive Secretary Mr. Théoneste MUTSINDASHYAKA visited the Republic of Djibouti to discuss with Government Officials about the progress of the implementation of Nairobi Protocol in the country as well as ways of enhancing the role of DJIBOUTI in small arms control in the Horn of Africa. On the first day of this visit, RECSA Executive Secretary met with the Minister of Interior, His Excellency Hassan Omar MUHAMED, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, His Excellency Mahmoud Ali YOUSSOUF and the Director General of Police, Colonel Abdullahi Abdi FARA.
RECSA on Assessment Mission to CAR
The problem of SALW in the region has been intensified by frequent internal strife and illicit transfer of small arms and light weapons (SALW) across borders. A
comprehensive strategy to deal with this problem requires putting in place agreed cross border structures and processes.
The Nexus Between Small Arms and Development: AfDB partners with RECSA
RECSA’s Project to enhance regional and states stability through reduction of proliferation of small arms and light weapons has been officially launched. The overall aim of the project will be to enhance regional and states stability through reduction of proliferation of small arms
RECSA Member States Commit to the Arms Trade Treaty
RECSA Member States have expressed continued support for the Arms Trade Treaty. In a regional meeting held on 18th March 2015 in Nairobi, Kenya and attended by representatives of 10 Member States, UN agencies, regional organisations, the media and civil society, the countries committed themselves to ratify and accede to the Treaty.
RECSA Small Arms Tracing System (RSTS) Software Training
The training was conducted from 23-25 June, 2015 at the CIID headquarters In Kampala Uganda With the aim of ensuring improved electronic SALW record keeping. Officers from Uganda Police were equipped with skills in the use of the RECSA Small Arms Tracing System (RSTS) software -- Support By US Government through WRA Grant
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