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League of Arab States / UNODA. 2002 ‘Arab Model Law on Weapons, Ammunitions, Explosives and Hazardous Material.’ United Nations Programme of Action Implementation Support System: Regional Organisations. New York, NY: Council of the League of Arab States / United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs. 1 January

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Arab Model Law on Weapons, Ammunitions, Explosives and Hazardous Material

Since Arab States established a Common Position at the 2001 UN Conference on the Illicit Trade of Small Arms and Light Weapons, they have been working at the national and regional level to further the implementation of the UN Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UN PoA).

The Council of Arab Interior Ministers considered the issue early on in the framework of the Arab Strategy for Combating Terrorism and the Arab Convention for Combating Terrorism and adopted the Arab Model Law on Weapons, Ammunitions, Explosives and Hazardous Material in Tunisia in January 2002…

The League of Arab States, headquartered in Cairo, Egypt, was established on 22 October 1945 with seven independent Arab States. It now has 22 members from South West Asia, North and North West Africa: Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine (which is a Permanent Observer to the United Nations), Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen…

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