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: National Report on the Implementation of the PoA, 2008 
: 14/07/2008
National Report
: Mr. Issé Abdillahi Assoweh - Sous-Directeur
: is66majesty@hotmail.com

National laws, regulations and administrative procedures:



National Marking Practices:

Dijibouti sent representatives of the National Police Service to receive training, alongside colleagues from the Great Lakes Region and the Horn of Africa, in techniques of marking and tracing firearms in Mombasa, Kenya, from 31 March – 4 April 2008. The training was organised and funded by RECSA. Moreover, at the end of this training, marking equipment comprising of machines and computers for data collection in order to establish a database system was endowed by RECSA to each participating State. The beneficiaries of the training will now train their colleagues in order to begin the process of marking all arms following the provisions of the Nairobi Protocol, in particular article 7(a), (b) and (c).

Marking at the time of import:

Marking of SALW in the possession of government armed and security forces:

Measures against the removal or alteration of markings:


Accurate and comprehensive records for all marked SALW within their territory:


Measures taken for undertaking traces and responding to tracing requests

Operational Informaton Exchange:

Djibouti maintains close relations with Interpol (with the regional as well as central office) through s service solely dedicated to cooperation and coordination with Interpol. Moreover, Djibouti was recently initiated in the use of the Interpol IWETS system during a seminar on the implementation of the ITI, organised by UNODA from 10-11 December 2007 in Nairobi, Kenya.

Needs and Request for Assistance::

Implementation challenges and opportunities: