Insights: Small Arms

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    Small Arms: Briefing

    On Monday (18 December), the Security Council will be briefed on small arms by High Representative for Disarmament Affairs Izumi Nakamitsu. It will consider the Secretary-General’s fifth biennial report on small arms (S/2017/1025). No outcome is expected. The Secretary-General’s report...

    posted on FRI 15 DEC 2017
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    Preventing Terrorists from Acquiring Weapons – Briefing and Resolution*

    Tomorrow (2 August), the Council will hold a briefing on “threats to international peace and security: Preventing terrorists from acquiring weapons”. The briefers are expected to be Deputy Director of the United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED)...

    posted on TUE 1 AUG 2017
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    Arria Formula Meeting on Illicit Arms Transfers and Poaching in Africa

    On Monday morning (30 November), Angola and Lithuania will co-host an Arria-formula meeting on the impact of the illicit transfer of small arms and light weapons and poaching in Africa. The meeting will be open to all UN member states...

    posted on WED 25 NOV 2015
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    Council to Adopt First Resolution on Small Arms

    Tomorrow afternoon (26 September), the Security Council will hold a high-level meeting on small arms to be chaired by Foreign Minister Julie Bishop of Australia. A draft resolution was put in blue yesterday evening (24 September) and is expected to...

    posted on WED 25 SEP 2013
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    Insights on Small Arms

    The Secretary-General’s report on small arms and light weapons was circulated yesterday (Wednesday, 20 April). The Council is expecting a briefing on Monday, 25 April, possibly by the High Representative for Disarmament Affairs Sergio Duarte. The Secretary-General’s report recommends that...

    posted on THU 21 APR 2011