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Australia. 2016 ‘Assistance Provided.’ National Report of Australia 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 9, p. 8. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Australia to the United Nations. 27 April

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Assistance Provided

b. Disarmament, demobilization and reintegration (DDR): Provided

a) Nature of the assistance:

i) financial: [No response]
ii) technical: Provided

b) Amount of assistance provided/received (if financial): [No response]

c) Description of the assistance activity:

During the reporting period Australia was a member of the Combined Maritime Forces and participated in the implementation of UNSCR 2182 (2014), including the interdiction of illicit weapons headed for Somalia on 26 September 2015. The primary goal of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) contribution is to contribute to the US-led Combined Maritime Forces, which is a 31-nation partnership focused on defeating terrorism, preventing piracy, encouraging regional cooperation and promoting a safe maritime environment.

d) Duration of the assistance provided/received: [No response]
e) State(s) or organization(s) that provided/received the assistance: [No response]

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]

ID: Q12065

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