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Serbia. 2010 ‘SALW Council of the Republic of Serbia.’ Strategy on Small Arms and Light Weapons Control in the Republic of Serbia for the Period 2010-1015, p. 7. Belgrade: Serbian Government. 13 May

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SALW Council of the Republic of Serbia

The Small Arms and Light Weapons Council is a working group set up by the Government; it consists of representatives of the national authorities with expertise in the relevant fields required for the implementation of the Strategy. It is responsible for proposing measures for the implementation and coordination of the Strategy and Action Plan of the control of small arms and light weapons. The SALW Council is also authorized to put forward proposals for amending the Strategy and Action Plan. The Council is the vehicle for communication and cooperation of the national authorities in the fulfilment of the common objectives.

The composition of the SALW Council:

1) Chair (SALW National Coordinator);
2) Representative of the Ministry of Defense;
3) Representative of the Ministry of the Interior;
4) Representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs;
5) Representative of the Ministry of Economy and Regional Development;
6) Representative of the Ministry of Justice;
7) Representative of the Ministry of Finances;
8) Representative of the Ministry of Education;
9) Representative of the Ministry of Young People and Sport;
10) Representative of the Ministry of Health;
11) Representative of the Security and Intelligence Agency (BIA).

Upon an invitation of the Council, the following representatives, in the capacity of observers, may provide technical advice and assistance:

- Representatives of the Technical Testing Centre;
- Representatives of the Institute for Testing and Stamping;
- UNDP representatives;
- Associations dealing with SALW issues.

[SALW = Small arms and light weapons]

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