GCSP Course on Building Capacities for Arms Control in the MENA Region 2018

07/11/2018
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12/11/2018
Activity description

From 7-12 November 2018, the Geneve Centre for Security Policy (GSCP) in partnership with Jordan Institute of Diplomacy (IPD) and Arab Institute for Security Studies (ACSIS), organized a five-day professional training course in Amman (Jordan) on all arms control instruments, including the ATT, for officials from the MENA region, focusing on the specific security context of that region. This course aimed to build capacity among the new generation of arms control practitioners who will be involved in the implementation of international disarmament and non-proliferation instruments in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

Type of Activity
Institutional capacity-building
Sensitization and outreach
Focus of Activity
Border controls
Brokering controls
Control list
Diversion
Enforcement
Gender based violence (GBV)
Import controls
International instruments
Record-keeping
Regional cooperation
Regional instruments
Reporting on arms transfers
Risk assessments
Small arms and light weapons (SALW) controls
Tracing
Transfer controls
Transit and trans-shipment controls
Partners
Egypt
Iraq
Jordan
Kuwait
Mauritania
Palestine
Qatar
Yemen
Implementers
Arab Institute for Security Studies (ACSIS)
Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP)
Jordan Institute of Diplomacy (JID)
Donors
Jordan
Switzerland
Budget
30,000
USD
Contact Details

Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP)

Maison de la paix Ch. Eugène Rigot 2 D

Tel.: +41 22 730 96 41

Fax: +41 22 730 96 49

E-mail: exedu@gcsp.ch

Point of Contact: Marc Finaud

Phone: + 41 22 730 96 41

E-mail: m.finaud@gcsp.ch