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Denmark. 2020 ‘Manufacture.’ National Report of Denmark 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 2, pp. 4-5. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Denmark to the United Nations. 1 January

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3.13. During the reporting period, was action taken against groups or individuals engaged in transferring SALW illegally (e.g. prosecution)

3.13.1. Details:

Denmark has a very small national firearms production and is a "firearm end user" country. Accordingly, practically all "in country" illegal firearms have been transferred (trafficked) from abroad. A number of cases regarding trafficking of
illicit firearms have been seen during the reporting period. Most major cases regarding illicit trafficking can be related to organized criminal groups (motorcycle and street gangs).

5.4. Does your country collect information on incidents of diversion related to national stockpile management?

5.4.1. Number of incidents of diversion related to stockpile management: 0

5.4.1.1. Details: Yes, the Danish Ministry of Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organisation (DALO) would register, if DALO became aware of any incidents of diversion in relation to any export of weapons or other DALO sale of weapons concerned in this reporting.

[SALW = Small arms and light weapons]

ID: Q14535

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