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Colombia. 2008 ‘Civil Society Involvement (Cooperación con la Sociedad Civil).’ National Report of Colombia 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), pp. 110-11. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Colombia to the United Nations. 1 March

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Civil Society Involvement (Cooperación con la Sociedad Civil)

El Gobierno Nacional y la sociedad civil han venido trabajando conjuntamente en la prevención, combate y erradicación del comercio ilícito de armas. Las autoridades … vienen apoyando decididamente las iniciativas surgidas de la sociedad civil en materia de desarme y destrucción de APAL en manos de los particulares.

El Gobierno Nacional ha generado espacios para la interlocución con miembros de la sociedad civil, incluso en espacios destinados tradicionalmente para entidades estatales.

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Government and civil society have been working together to prevent, combat and eradicate the illicit trade in arms. The authorities have supported civil society initiatives aimed at disarming civilians and destroying privately owned guns.

The Government has opened spaces for dialogue with members of civil society and has invited civil society leaders to participate in government meetings.

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