oa Arms Control : Africa - One year after the UN Conference on Small Arms
UNICEF Moves Forward in Addressing the Impact of Small Arms on Children and Youth implement the provisions of the PoA, and there is a strong desire among governments, regional and nongovernmental organizations to coordinate and co-operate in fighting the illicit trade in small arms and light weapons (SALW). One of the most prominent areas of activity has been weapons collection and destruction programmes. Several disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration (DDR) initiatives are underway including in Cambodia, Albania, Kosovo, Macedonia, Sierra Leone and Afghanistan.
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