Member States Trained on The Repair and Maintenance of Arms Marking Machines.
In the implementation of activities funded by the AfDB,RECSA has organized a training on repair and maintenance of arms marking machines for member states from 18 – 20 January 2016 at Gishari police training school – Rwanda. The training was facilitated by Mr. Roberto Perez from the arms marking machines manufacturer COUTH, SPAIN
South Sudan Benefits RECSA Small Arms Tracing
Under the funding of the African Development bank, from, 20th -22nd October 2015, a training was conducted at the Community Security and Small Arms Control Office in Juba, the training was attended by a total of 18 participants. The participants were drawn from SPLA, SPLM, SSPS, NSS and the Central Firearms Registry. After the training, electronic record keeping Equipment was Handed Over to the South Sudan the Bureau for Community Security and Small Arms Control
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.
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.
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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