Under the African Union project funded by the European Union Commission and executed by RECSA in partnership with CAMYOSFOP conducted a sensitization workshop for CSOs in Cameroon on ATT and Kinshasa Convention. The workshop that was held at Tougou Hotel – Yaounde on the 13th May 2016 brought together participants from key civil society organizations working SALW in Cameroon
Government Officials from key Ministries and Parliamentarians during the Sensitization workshop in Cameroon
With Support from European Union/AU RECSA, organized a sensitization workshop in Cameroon in partnership with CAMYOSFOP. The workshop held at Tougou Hotel – Yaounde on the 12th May 2016 brought together government officials from key Ministries and Parliamentarians to brainstorm on the establishment of a National Institution for the Management and Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons in Cameroon.
EU/AU PSC meeeting takes place in Addis Ababa Ethiopia on FightAgainst Illicit Accumulation and Trafficking of Firearms in Africa
President John Magufuli yesterday led by example yet again by surrendering his two personally-owned guns – a shotgun and a pistol – to police for verification under an order issued by recently-appointed Dar es Salaam regional commissioner Paul Makonda.
Al shabaab says it has taken “complete control” of the Somali National Army (SNA) camp in Laanta Buuro village in lower Shabelle region and killed more than 74 soldiers. Reports say heavily armed Al-Shabaab militants have launched overnight the strategic town of Laanta Buuro, some 90Kms north-west of Mogadishu and engaged heavy exchange of fire with SNA forces. Continue reading
In consideration of the provision of article 10(4) on the establishment of RECSA and in consideration of resolution 3of the 6th meeting of the Ministerial standing committee held in Zanzibar on 15th august 2015; RECSA sucessfully organised the 8th council of ministers and 10th Technical Advisory Committee Meetings held at Njiro Veta Hotel in Arusha-United Republic of Tanzania from 18th to 21st of April 2016. Continue reading
In the implementation of activities funded by the AfDB,RECSA has organized a training on repair and maintenance of arms marking machines for member states from 18 – 20 January 2016 at Gishari police training school – Rwanda. The training was facilitated by Mr. Roberto Perez from the arms marking machines manufacturer COUTH, SPAIN Continue reading
The European Union (EU) has funded a three-year trans-regional small arms project managed by the Regional Centre on Small Arms (RECSA) and coordinated under the auspices of the Africa Union. This is a pan-African project on small arms and light weapons (SALW). Continue reading