Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Maze, Kerry and Yvette Issar. 2009 ‘Case Study of the South Pacific: Solomon Islands: Customs and Borders.’ International Assistance for Implementing the UN Programme of Action on the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA), p. 25. Geneva: United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research / UNIDIR. 17 November
Customs and Borders
[In] Solomon Islands and Bougainville… Rumours and anecdotes continue to surface that arms still move back and forth; however, there is no evidence to support the allegations.(125)
Nevertheless, the area continues to be considered a potential high-risk area, which could grow and tie into other issues such as drug and human trafficking.(126)
125, 126) Interview with Nathan Kama, Comptroller of Customs and Excise, Department of Finance and Treasury, and Christine Heiser, Team Leader,
Customs Modernisation Program, RAMSI, Honiara, 20 October 2008.