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West Africa

10 October 2005

Daily Graphic (Ghana)

A draft convention on small arms and light weapons prepared by a coalition of civil society groups in West Africa has been presented to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). The draft convention was prepared by a team of experts and it was discussed and adopted by civil society groups at a forum in Mali, Bamako, in March this year. It was supported by Oxfam Great Britain and Oxfam America. The Chairman of the West African Action Network on Small Arms... (

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