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Maze, Kerry and Yvette Issar. 2009 ‘Case Study of the South Pacific: PNG: Bougainville.’ International Assistance for Implementing the UN Programme of Action on the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA), p. 13. Geneva: United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research / UNIDIR. 17 November
The Director of the National Coordination Office for Bougainville Affairs states, "I believe we have more guns on the island than when we signed [the peace agreement] in 2001".(48)
Increasingly, a higher number of arms-related incidents are being reported and vehicle inspections yield more guns in cars than in earlier phases of the peace process.(49)
48) Interview with Bill Dhim, Director, and John Tangu, Peace Liaison Officer, National Coordination Office for Bougainville Affairs, Office of the Prime Minister, Port Moresby, 23 October 2008.