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Peru. 2010 ‘Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration (DDR) (Desarme, desmovilización y reintegración (DDR)).’ National Report of Peru 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); A, VII-1, p. 23. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Peru to the United Nations. 1 June

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Desarme, desmovilización y reintegración (DDR)

Destrucción de armas pequeñas y ligeras

El Gobierno del Perú, en aplicación de los instrumentos internacionales relacionados con las armas pequeñas y ligeras y municiones ha venido realizado actividades de destrucción de armas desde el año 2002.

- En el 2008, la Policia Nacional del Peru destruyó, bajo el método de la fundición, un total de 34,765 armas pequeñas y ligeras de uso policial, obsoletas y dadas de baja por dicha institución. La citada destrucción contó con el apoyo del UNLiREC y fue realizada en tres fases.

Armas Obsoletas Destruidas en el 2008

Tipo/Cantidad:
Revolveres 4.5: 10,000
Carabinas: 2,236
Fusiles: 667
Fusiles Ametralladores: 180
Pistolas Ametralladores: 7,518
SUBTOTAL: 20,601
POR VERIFICAR TIPO: 14,164
TOTAL GENERAL: 34,765

- En el 2009, la DICSCAMEC destruyó bajo el metodo de la fundición, un total de 8,312 armas pequeñas y ligeras de uso civil. Con el producto de estas destrucciones se elaboraron instrumentos para arados y zapapicos, los mismos que fueron entregados a los agricultores de Puno y el Valle de los rios Apurimac y Ene - VRAE

Armas de uso civil destruidas 2009

Arma/2009:

Carabina: 63
Escopeta: 189
Pistola: 191
Revolver: 752
Pistolas Amatralladoras: 9
Arma Neumatica: 14
SUB TOTAL: 1,218

- por infracción a la ley N° 25054

ARMA/2009:
Carabina: 156
Escopeta: 630
Pistola: 616
Revolver: 3,147
Fusil: 40
Arma de Fogueo: 1,006
Arma de Juguete: 843
Arma Neumatica: 107
SUB TOTAL: 7,098
TOTAL GENERAL: 8,312

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Disarmament, demobilisation and Reintegration (DDR)

Destruction of Small Arms and Light Weapons

Under the International Instruments programme related to small arms and light weapons and ammunition, the Government of Peru has been taking part in destruction of weapons activities since 2002.

- In 2008, using the method of smelting, the National Police of Peru destroyed a total of 34,765 small arms and light weapons that were used by police, declared obsolete and written off by the institution. The above destruction was supported by UNLiREC and was conducted in three phases.

Obsolete Weapons Destroyed in 2008

Type/Number:

Revolver 4.5: 10,000
Carbine: 2,236
Rifle: 667
Machine Gun: 180
Machine Pistol: 7,518
SUBTOTAL: 20,601
VERIFY BY TYPE: 14,164
TOTAL: 34,765

- In 2009, DICSCAMEC destroyed a total of 8,312 small arms and light weapons under civilian use, by the method of smelting. From the metal left over from the destruction, agricultural instruments such as plows and pickaxes, were created and handed to farmers in the River Apurímac and River Ene Valley - VRAE

Destroyed civilian weapons 2009

Arma/2009:

Carbine: 63
Shotgun: 189
Pistol: 191
Revolver: 752
Machine Pistol: 9
Pneumatic Weapon: 14
SUB TOTAL: 1,218

- By infringement of law No. 25054

ARMA/2009:

Carbine: 156
Shotgun: 630
Pistol: 616
Revolver: 3,147
Rifle: 40
Blank Weapon: 1,006
Toy Gun: 843
Pneumatic Weapon: 107
SUB TOTAL: 7,098
TOTAL: 8,312

[DICSCAMEC = General Directorate for the Control of Security Services and Control of Firearms, Ammunition and Explosives for Civil Use; UNLiREC = United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean; VRAE = The River Apurímac and River Ene Valley]

ID: Q5738

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