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The UN Programme of Action on small arms and light weapons provides the framework for activities to counter the illicit trade in such arms.


UN Programme of Action
 
Full document (2001)
 
Upcoming meeting
2014 BMS5 (16 – 20 June 2014)
Past meetings
2012 Review Conference
2011 MGE
2010 BMS4
2008 BMS3
2006 Review Conference
Regional Preparations for the 2012
Review Conference
 
supported by the European Union

   
Asia
Regional meeting on the PoA for Asian States (5-6 March 2012, Bali, Indonesia)
[Co-Chair's notes] [ASEAN+3
[SAARC member Countries]
   
Americas
Regional meeting on the PoA for Latin America and the Caribbean States (12-13 April 2012, Kingston, Jamaica) Chair's summary [E] [S]
   
Africa
Regional meeting on the PoA for States of subregions of Africa(14-15 August 2012, Nairobi, Kenya) Meeting summary [E]
   
Europe
League of Arab States
Addressing the Proliferation of Small Arms:  Instruments, Tools and Lessons Learned(10-11 June 2013, Cairo, Egypt)
 
 
 
Countries have committed to report every 2 years on the implementation of the PoA.

Submitted national reports
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Analysis of previous reports
2002 to 2008 (UNIDIR, 2009)
2009-10 (Small Arms Survey, 2010)
Reporting template



FAQ on the UNPoA on-line reporting tool
 
National Points of Contact:
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Click to see the reported state of implementation around the world


 
 
General Assembly resolutions
2013
 
   
2012
2011
Secretary-General’s report
2013
 
2011
2008
Security Council Presidential Statement
2007
 
PoA Review Conference Outcome Document
BMS outcome documents
2010
2008
2005
Security Council
E-Library
 
   
  Many countries have indicated interest in improving their own capacity on small arms control. Their assessment needs often feature in their national reports. We offer here a compilation of such proposals. This compilation helps potential donors identify possible cooperation in follow up to the 2012 Review Conference.
   
Matching needs and resources (2012-2014)


 
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