He further highlighted the link between terrorist financing and the proliferation of small arms
, and stressed the need for all parliaments to ratify the ECOWAS Convention on Small Arms
and Light Weapons, Their Ammunition and Other Related Materials.
Born in New Toronto, she is now 90 years old and can still recall the year that she spent working at Small Arms
It would cover all conventional weapons, from small arms
to tanks, warships and missile systems.
I examine why global small arms
control norms are largely weak or nonexistent, and explain why the prospects for stronger norms are few.
More broadly, the universe of small arms
control depicted in Part II has produced no better than limited results, this 'evident in the lack of a common, conceptually coherent objective, limited governmental capacity and geographic coverage, and the provision of insufficient resources'.
The group's annual report concluded that the unauthorized transfer of small arms
and light weapons into the underground market contributes to crime, insurgency and violence throughout the world.
are extremely concerned about the illicit trafficking in small arms
, light weapons and ammunition in the region which threatens the security of CARICOM Member States and impairs their economic and social development.
The ceremony was held while a workshop on small arms
control by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations is being held in Phnom Penh on a four-day schedule.
In recent years attention has been focused by international organizations and non-governmental organizations in various fora on the issue of international small arms
and light weapons transfers (SA/LW) to less-developed nations undergoing civil conflicts.
The Presbyterian Church in Canada witnesses the destructive impact of small arms
in many of the countries where the church supports mission staff and relief and development programs," wrote Welsh.
Gun banners must have been in shock because Annan's words were a complete reversal from the lead-up to the original 2001 Small Arms
conference, where Annan enthusiastically endorsed a report of the UN "Group of Governmental Experts on Small Arms
" which suggested that "States should work toward .
Campaigners are handing over a petition calling for tougher arms controls to United Nations secretary-general Kofi Annan, at the opening of the two-week UN Small Arms
Review Conference in New York.