3 edition of Small arms and light weapons found in the catalog.
Small arms and light weapons
by Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade in [Ottawa
Written in English
|Contributions||Canada. Dept. of Foreign Affairs and International Trade.|
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|Pagination||v, 57 p. :|
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Emile LeBrun writes and edits research on small arms and light weapons proliferation and control issues. He has consulted for the Small Arms Survey since , serving as editor of the HSBA publications series since ; as co-editor of the annual Small Arms Survey (–15); and as a contributor on projects In collaboration with partners worldwide, the United Nations has developed International Small Arms Control Standards (ISACS) that provide clear, practical and comprehensive guidance to practitioners and policymakers on fundamental aspects of small arms and light weapons control.. The standards are used by the the more than 20 UN entities that make up the UN Coordinating Action on Small Arms
Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) programming refers to efforts to control the proliferation of small arms and ammunition, including everything from handguns to fully automatic weapons. As there are a variety of sizes of these weapons, small weapons are broadly classified as weapons that can be carried and operated by no more than three persons without the use of a of Small Arms and Light Weapons: a Programme of Action The uncontrolled trade in small arms and light weapons is a matter of life and death to people around the world. The failure to control this trade effectively has serious humanitarian consequences as the resulting widespread use of these weapons causes immense human ://
The Illicit Arms Trade in Africa A GLOBAL ENTERPRISE Ma Schroeder Guy Lamb IN AFRICA and elsewhere, the illicit trade in small arms and light weapons is opaque, amorphous and dynamic. It is also a global enterprise with illicit weapons across Africa coming from virtually every major arms producing country in the world. Small Arms weapons. Availability of small arms outside the formal security structures had contributed greatly in creating continuous cycle of violence and instability in which particularly women and children are brutalized. (Dokunbo, ). Experts have agreed that, "the proliferation of small arms and light weapons, rifles, handguns,
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4 hours ago A common feature of conflict in the s is death and suffering from small arms and light weapons. The global diffusion of assault rifles, machine guns, mortars and rocket-propelled grenades, which can be easily carried by an individual or transported by a light vehicle, has greatly intensified the violence of conflicts in countries around the :// Reference material on specific small arms, light weapons, and ammunition is included throughout the guide.
This material will help readers to take the steps necessary to identify the make and model of the most commonly encountered weapons and / SALW Guide. The Interactive Guide on Small Arms and Light Weapons is an online database that provides information on the global distribution of, and how to identify commonly used* small arms and light weapons (SALW) in organized violence.
It is designed to build knowledge on how to recognize different types, makes and models of commonly used SALW; to collect data on the global and country THE PROBLEMS. SALW at a glance While there is no universally accepted definition of a small arm or of a light weapon, portability is considered as an essential criterion.
According to the Panel of Governmental Experts on Small Arms (), SALW “range from clubs, knives and machetes to Small arms and light weapons book weapons just below those covered by the United Nations Register of Conventional Arms” Abstract Small arms and light weapons (SALW) cause much death and injury around the world, through war, homicide and suicide.
The problems of SALW in south Asia have to be seen within a global context, but the region itself has special concerns which must be understood by the world. Ultimately these issues will only be resolved through international co-operation, which in turn requires Small arms and light weapons (SALW) Small arms include hand guns, pistols, rifles, sub-machine guns, mortars, grenades, light missiles.
Light weapons include heavy machine guns, mounted grenade launchers, portable anti-aircraft guns, anti-tank guns, and portable launchers of anti-tank :// /small-arms-and-light-weapons-salw. UN PoA - Programme of Action on small arms and light weapons Communities tackling small arms and light weapons in South Sudan: lessons learnt and best practices Downloads.
communities-tackling-small-arms-and-light-weapons-in-south-sudanbriefingjulypdf; The proliferation and misuse of small arms and light weapons (SALW) is one of the most pervasive problems facing South :// Small arms and light weapons are used by all armed forces, including internal security forces, for, inter alia, self-protection or self-defence, close or short-range combat, direct or indirect Small Arms Survey The Small Arms Survey is a global centre of excellence whose mandate is to generate impar-tial, evidence-based, and policy-relevant knowledge on all aspects of small arms and armed in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects List of abbreviations and The weapons covered by this Handbook are those small arms and light weapons, ammunition and explosives as defined in the report of the Secretary General on small arms prepared with the assistance of the Panel of Governmental Experts on Small Arms destruction handbook SALW Ammunition and Explosives UN pdf.
according to the definitions used by ISACS, are not small arms or light weapons (See ISACSGlossary of terms, definitions and abbreviated terms). This document does not apply to antique small arms and light weapons, which are defined in accordance with domestic law but in no case include small arms manufactured after The Geneva-based Small Arms Survey have published a free page guide to help with the identification of small arms, light weapons and their ammunition.
The new introductory identification guide was written by a raft of subject matter experts and edited by Nic Jenzen-Jones and Matt :// Stopping the Destructive Spread of Small Arms How Small Arms and Light Weapons Proliferation Undermines Security and Development Rachel Stohl and EJ Hogendoorn March Documents and information included in the book cover the following topics: achievements in small arms control, existing regulations and experiences from the field; lessons that can be drawn from other control regimes that have been integrated into the Small Arms and Light Weapons process; the issue of norm setting and implementation and UNODA Occasional Papers – No.
32, October The Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons on the Dark Web: A Study The findings of this study shed light on the scale and scope of arms /occasionalpapers/unoda-occasional-papers-nooctober Small Arms and Light Weapons Legislation Acknowledgments This document has been developed with the contributions of various agencies and individuals with substantial knowledge and experience working on SALW legislation.
We would like to thank in particular Mr. Angus Urquhart and Ms. Cate Buchanan for their valuable contributions, as well South Eastern and Eastern Europe Clearinghouse for the Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons (SEESAC) Bulevar Zorana Đinđića 64 Belgrade Serbia Telephone: (+) 11 Fax: (+) E-mail: [email protected] Capacity building for structures charged with arms control and management was also undertaken including the establishment and training of over District Task Forces (DTFs) on small arms and light weapons in Nairobi, Bungoma, Vihiga, Busia and Kakamega Counties, among :// /kenya/en/home/operations/projects/peacebuilding/ Matt Schroeder and Rachel Stohl.
The illicit proliferation and misuse of small arms and light weapons ranks among today’s most pressing security threats. Tens of thousands of people are killed or wounded each year in conflicts that are fought primarily with these weapons and in crime-ridden areas outside of conflict ://.
Dr. Erwin Dahinden. Small arms and light weapons have become a much discussed issue since it first came onto the United Nations agenda in During these few years the international community and the regions have elaborated several documents onto which they have based measures and actions against the uncontrolled proliferation of small arms and light weapons.
the most important one recently The term "small arms" generally refers to any kinetic-projectile firearm small and light enough to be carried and operated by a single firearms include handguns such as revolvers, pistols and derringers, and long guns such as rifles (of which there are many subtypes such as anti-material rifles, sniper rifles, designated marksman rifles, battle rifles, assault rifles and Central African Convention for the Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons, Their Ammunition and All Parts and Components That Can Be Used for Their Manufacture, Repair and Assembly.
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