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Côte d'Ivoire. 2016 ‘Marking and Record Keeping.’ National Report of Côte d'Ivoire 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 7, p. 5. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Côte d'Ivoire to the United Nations. 1 April

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Section 7: Marking and Record Keeping

Marking

14. Does your country take measures to ensure that all SALW in the possession of government armed and security forces for their own use are duly marked? YES

14.1. Describe the markings that are applied to government held stocks.

Le marquage se fait selon la codification arrêtée par la CEDEAO: au minimum, le marquage doit comporté les éléments suivants : Logo de la CEDEAO; le code iso du pays (CI), l'institution nationale utilisatrice de l'arme, le numéro de série
Acquisition de 5 machines de marquage; Formation des équipes de marquage au sein de chaque Force.
Les armes sont inventoriées, marquées et enregistrées dans une base de données électronique de chaque Force…

Record-keeping

16. Does your country have standards and procedures related to keeping of records for all marked SALW in its territory? YES

16.1. What records relating to SALW are kept by the State (e.g. manufacturing, brokering, import and export licences granted, sales to other States, SALW held by State agencies such as the armed forces etc)?

- Elaboration de manuel de procédures d'enregistrement et de gestion des stocks d'armes et munitions des différentes forces.
- Mise en place d'un programme d'informatisation de la gestion des stocks d'armes par:
- L'élaboration et l'édition de 680 registres pour l'enregistrement et la gestion optimum des armes et munitions;
- L'acquisition et l'installation de serveurs et de logiciel de gestion des armes.
Chaque Force a une base de données…

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14.1. Describe the markings that are applied to government held stocks.

Marking is done in accordance with ECOWAS codes: it must at least include the following elements: ECOWAS logo; ISO country code (CI), the national agency using the arms, the serial number.
Acquisition of five marking machines; Training of the teams in charge of the marking within each Force.
Arms are catalogued, marked and registered in each Force's electronic database…

16.1. What records relating to SALW are kept by the State (e.g. manufacturing, brokering, import and export licences granted, sales to other States, SALW held by State agencies such as the armed forces etc)?

- Development of a procedures manual for the registration and management of arms and ammunition stocks belonging to the different forces.
- Implementation of computerisation programme for the management of arms stocks by:
- Developing and editing the 680 registers for the optimum registration and management of arms and ammunition;
- Acquisition and installation of servers and software for arms management.
Each Force has its own data base…

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons; ECOWAS = Economic Community of West African States]

ID: Q12484

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