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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

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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)

Source cited:
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.

ID: Q1964

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