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Benin,West Africa

11 July 2007

Nigerian Tribune (Ibadan)

An Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) team has gone to Cotonou, Benin Republic, on a two-day mission to seek the ratification of the convention on Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW). The mission held consultations with stakeholders in government, including the Presidency, the National Assembly, civil society groups and the media. The consultations are aimed at finding ways of hastening the ratification of the convention by the National Assembly. A... (

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