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Belgium. 2010 ‘International Cooperation and Assistance (Coopération et assistance internationales).’ National Report of Belgium 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); Section C.2, p. 14. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Belgium to the United Nations. 1 January

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Coopération et assistance internationales

Entre 2000 et 2009 la Belgique a dépensé 20 millions d'EURO pour les projets d'assistance ALPC dont 90% en Afrique:

- Gestion et sécurisation des stocks;
- Destruction de surplus d'armes;
- Collecte d'armes légères;
- Recherche sur la prolifération des petites armes et des armes légères;
- Appui aux commissions locales et nationales de lutte contre la prolifération des armes légères;
- Appui dans le cadre d'un appui a la reforme du secteur sécurité;
- Démobilisation enfants soldats et ex-combattants.

Au niveau des organisations gouvernementales la Belgique a soutenu entre autres: RECSA, PNUD, OSCE, UNODC/PNUCID et la Banque Mondiale.

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International Cooperation and Assistance

From 2000 to 2009, Belgium has spent 20,000,000 for SALW assistance projects, 90% of which are in Africa:

- Stockpile management and security;
- Destruction of surplus weapons;
- Collection of small arms;
- Research on the proliferation of small arms and light weapons;
- Support to local and national commissions against the proliferation of small arms;
- Support as part of assistance to security sector reform;
- Demobilisation of child soldiers and ex-combatants.

At the level of intergovernmental organisations, Belgium supported, among others: RECSA, UNDP, OSCE, UNODC / UNDCP and the World Bank.

[RECSA = Regional Center on Small Arms; UNDP = United Nations Development Programme; OSCE = Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe; SALW = Small arms and light weapons; UNODC / UNDCP = United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime]

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