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Colombia. 2010 ‘Information Exchange (Intercambio de Información).’ National Report of Colombia on its Implementation of the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA), p. 24. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Colombia to the United Nations. 1 March

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Information exchange (Intercambio de Información)

Para el año 2008 se sometieron a un proceso de fundición un total de 27.864 armas, que ingresaron como resultado del decomiso definitivo a favor del Estado, de las cuales 11.146, eran originales (40% del total) y 16.718 eran artesanales (60% restante).

Respecto al año 2009, se fundieron 26.014 armas, que también ingresaron como resultado del decomiso definitivo a favor del Estado. De éstas, 11.396 eran originales (43.80% del total) y 14.618 eran artesanales (56.19% restante).

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In 2008, 27,864 seized firearms were destroyed. 60% of them were craft/homemade guns.

In 2009, 26,014 seized firearms were destroyed. 56% of them were craft/homemade guns.

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