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Latvia. 2004 ‘National Report 2004.’ National Report of Latvia 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). New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Latvia to the United Nations. 5 May
National Report 2004
The small arms and light weapons problem requires global resolution in order to effectively combat illicit arms trade. During the UN Conference on the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons and all its Aspects held July 9 - 20, 2001, a document was drafted providing a Programme of Action for the future. This UN Programme of Action was approved during the Conference and determined future guidelines for UN actions in the fight against illicit trade in small arms and light weapons.
The guidelines of the UN Programme of Action to combat the illicit trade in small arms and light weapons is binding to Latvia as a UN member country. Being aware of the importance of this issue, the Republic of Latvia stands ready to provide a national report on the performance of this UN Programme of Action "To Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the lllicit Trade in Small Atms and Light Weapons" in the Republic of Latvia during 2003.