oa Focus on Arms in Africa - Ghana : new partnership for small arms implementation

Volume 2, Issue 6
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The Foundation for Security and Development in Africa (FOSDA), in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and Action Aid, organised a three-day national consultation for 45 nongovernmental organisations (NGOs) and security agencies from 10 regions of Ghana in Accra in June 2003. Among topics discussed, were: youth and conflicts in Ghana, the effects of small arms on the stability of the country, development and social life of the people, demobilisation, disarmament, the sources of small arms and how to control possession of the illicit arms.

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