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Brazil. 2014 ‘Destruction of Small Arms and Light Weapons.’ National Report of Brazil 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) and the International Tracing Instrument (ITI); Section 5, p. 7. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Brazil to the United Nations. 1 January

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Destruction of Small Arms and Light Weapons

10.6.1. How many SALW were destroyed? Include details on destruction.

From 1997 to 2013, the Brazilian Army has destroyed 2,800,000 (two million and eight hundred thousand) SALW – of that total, 500,000 (five hundred thousand) were destroyed in 2012.

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]

ID: Q9187

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