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Namibia. 2014 ‘Confiscation, Seizure and Collection.’ National Report of Namibia 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 6, pp. 4-5. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Namibia to the United Nations. 7 February

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Section 6: Confiscation, Seizure and Collection

Confiscations and Seizure

13. During the reporting period, has your country found, seized or confiscated any SALW under its jurisdiction?

13.1. How many SALW were found, seized or confiscated?

i. Seized: 400
ii. Confiscated: 194
iii. Found: 187
iv. Total ammunition of assorted types: 3,271…

Collection

14. During the reporting period, did your country collect any SALW? YES

14.1. What was the nature of the collectio nexercise?

a) Buyback programme for civilian-held SALW: [No response]
b) Weapons amnesty for civilian-held SALW: YES
c) Disarmament,Demobilization & Reintegration (DDR): [No response]
d) Weapons for Development (WfD) programme: [No response]

14.2. How many SALW were collected?

Voluntary surrendered 125 through vigorous Public Education and Awareness Campaign engaging the general public…

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]

ID: Q13029

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