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Florquin, Nicolas, Dauren Aben and Takhmina Karimova. 2012 ‘Table 4: Weapons Collection Efforts in Kazakhstan, as Reported in National Reports on Implementation of the UN Programme of Action, 2003–07 and 2009.’ Blue Skies and Dark Clouds: Kazakhstan and Small Arms; Occasional Paper No. 29, pp. 24-25. Geneva: Small Arms Survey, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva and the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 1 May

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Table 4: Weapons collection efforts in Kazakhstan, as reported in national reports on implementation of the UN Programme of Action, 2003–07 and 2009

Total seized and removed:

2003: 13,731
2004: n/a
2005: 9,607
2006: 8,616
2007: n/a
2009: 2,305

Total all years (Weapons seized and removed): 34,259

Total surrendered:
2003: 9,069
2004: n/a
2005: 6,037
2006: 6,960
2007: n/a
2009: 4,453

Total all years (Weapons voluntarily surrendered): 26,519

Total Destroyed:

2003: n/a
2004: 5,708
2005: 5,563
2006: n/a
2007: 6,357
2009: 4,569

Total all years (Weapons destroyed): 22,197

Note: Total figures represent the sum of the different weapon categories as listed in this table. They sometimes differ slightly from the totals provided in the sources. There was no available reporting for the year 2008.

Sources cited:
RoK (Republic of Kazakhstan). 2005. Report on the Implementation of the UN Programme of Action. http://www.poa-iss.org/CASACountryProfile/PoANationalReports/2005@100@KazakhstanEnglish.pdf

RoK (Republic of Kazakhstan). 2006. Report on the Implementation of the UN Programme of Action. http://www.poa-iss.org/CASACountryProfile/PoANationalReports/2006@100@kazakhstan%20%28E%29.pdf

RoK (Republic of Kazakhstan). 2008. National Report on the Implementation of the UN Small Arms Programme of Action. http://www.poa-iss.org/CountryProfiles/CountryProfileInfo.aspx?CoI=100&pos=1000

RoK (Republic of Kazakhstan). 2010a. National Report on the Implementation of the UN Small Arms Programme of Action. http://www.poa-iss.org/CASACountryProfile/PoANationalReports/2010@100@PoA-Kazakhstan-2010-E.pdf

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