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Papua New Guinea. 2008 ‘Stockpile Management and Gun Buyback.’ National Report of Papua New Guinea on its Implementation of the United Nations Program of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons In All Its Aspects (UNPoA). New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Papua New Guinea to the United Nations. 17 July

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Stockpile Management and Gun Buyback

Australia in particular has assisted Papua New Guinea in a number of areas. We are grateful for its support to our Police and Defence Forces for a weapons standardization program and the security of weapons through the construction of armouries, training in its use and secure containment of weapons and stockpile management…

One of the areas my Government is focusing on is a Gun Buy-Back Scheme. This is a recommendation of the PNG Guns Control Committee established… in 2005…

Preliminary groundwork on the viability of the scheme is in progress and it is estimated to cost approximately US$5 million…

[Hon Sani Rambi MP, Minister for Internal Security]

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