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Ethiopia. 2008 ‘Marking, Record Keeping and Tracing.’ National Report of Ethiopia on its Implementation of the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA); Section 8, p. 5. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Ethiopia to the United Nations. 1 January

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Marking, Record Keeping and Tracing

i) Does your country require licensed manufacturers of SALW [Small Arms and Light Weapons] to apply an appropriate and reliable marking on each weapon as an integral part of the
production process?

No manufacturer company but for the imported weapons should be properly marked with logos of the manufacturer and serial number…

[In] the future Ethiopia will mark with [a] combination of letters, symbols, code, etc, to ensure that marks are unique. Such marks [will] convey: name of manufacturer, place/country of manufacture, date of manufacture, serial number, model number, calibre, etc.

iii) How long are records kept on the manufacture, holding and transfer of SALW under your jurisdiction? (PoA, II.9)

No manufacturer in Ethiopia records of companies.

ID: Q3747

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