BICC cross-border cooperation workshop

09/05/2018
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10/05/2018
Activity description

In close partnership with the Sub-Regional Arms Control Mechanism (SARCOM) and the Regional Centre for Small Arms (RECSA), BICC conducted a “Cross-Border Cooperation Workshop” for the SARCOM region from 9-10 May 2018 in Khartoum, Sudan. During the workshop, participants from the six SARCOM member states, i.e. Chad, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Libya, South Sudan and Sudan discussed current challenges and threats linked to illicit trafficking of small arms. They also  identified best practices and opportunities to increase joint border law enforcement cooperation within the region.

Type of Activity
Sensitization and outreach
Focus of Activity
Border controls
Diversion
Regional cooperation
Small arms and light weapons (SALW) controls
Partners
Central African Republic
Chad
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Libya
South Sudan
Sudan
Implementers
Bonn International Centre for Conflict Studies (BICC)
Regional Center on Small Arms (RECSA)
Contact Details

Bonn International Center for Conversion GmbH

Pfarrer-Byns-Straße 1, 53121 Bonn

Germany

Phone: +49-228-911 96-0

Fax: +49-228-911 96-22

Email: bicc@bicc.de

www.bicc.de

Point of contact: Karl Wagner

Email: karl.wagner@bicc.de

Phone: +234 9093238796