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Nicaragua. 2010 ‘Public Awareness (Conciencia Pública).’ National Report of Nicaragua 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), p. 10. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Nicaragua to the United Nations. 24 April

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Conciencia Pública

- La participación del Ministerio de Educación en la formación de valores, desarrollándose 1,800 reuniones y coordinaciones con Directores de Centros y padres de familia.

- La desmovilización y reinserción de 4,600 jóvenes que participaban en la violencia juvenil.

- Promoción de espacios deportivos y culturales, como alternativa para prevenir
la violencia juvenil, logrando la participación de 11,822 jóvenes.

- Participación de la comunidad, empresa privada y el Estado en la incautación y
destrucción, en el año 2008, de 12,996 armas de fuego, equivalente a 60,877
libras de hierro.

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Translated content:

Public Awareness

- The participation of the Ministry of Education in the formation of values, by developing and coordinating meetings with 1,800 headmasters and parents.

- The demobilisation and reintegration of 4,600 young people who participated in youth violence.

- Promotion of sports and cultural spaces as an alternative to prevent youth violence by involving 11,822 young people.

- The participation of the community, private enterprise and the state in the seizure and destruction of 12,996 guns in 2008, which is equivalent to 60,877 pounds of iron.

ID: Q5766

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