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UNGA. 2001 ‘Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects.’ United Nations General Assembly; A/CONF.192/15. New York, NY: UN General Assembly. 20 July

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Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UN Document A/CONF.192/15)

I. Preamble

1. We, the States participating in the United Nations Conference on the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects, having met in New York from 9 to 20 July 2001 …

[The United Nations small arms Programme of Action (UNPoA) is the longest-running global initiative to curb the proliferation of illicit small arms and to reduce armed violence. Although all 194 UN Member States are party to the UNPoA, their level of participation in the programme varies widely. The UNPoA is a politically binding, not a legally binding process, and all outcomes are decided by consensus at meetings of the United Nations in New York.]

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