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Venezuela. 2006 ‘Awareness-raising (Concienciación).’ National Report of Venezuela 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, 11-i, p. 12. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Venezuela to the United Nations. 23 March

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Concienciación

i) Describa cualquier programa de concienciación pública y creación de confianza referido a los problemas y consecuencias del tráfico ilícito de SALW en todos sus aspectos que su país haya desarrollado y aplicado (incluyendo la destrucción pública de las armas excedentes y la entrega voluntaria de SALW).

A - En el año 2005 se dio inicio a los programas de concientización, a través de talleres dictados por los Profesionales designado de la Dirección de Armamento de la Fuerza Armada Nacional, en los Comandos de Guarnición de la Fuerza Armada Nacional, ubicados a nivel nacional.

B - La destrucción publica de las armas, reseñada por los medios de comunicación social: televisores, radioemisoras y medios impresos: periódicos a nivel nacional.

C - Incentivar la entrega voluntaria de las armas….implementada en el año 2005, por el Ministerio de la Defensa.

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Awareness-raising

i) Please describe any public awareness and confidence-building programmes on the problems and consequences of the illicit trade in SALW in all its aspects that your country has developed and implemented (including the public destruction of surplus weapons and the voluntary surrender of SALW).

A - In 2005 there were awareness programmes that were launched through workshops taught by professionals who were appointed by the Directorate of Armaments of the National Armed Forces, in the Garrison Command of the Armed Forces, located nationwide.

B - The public destruction of weapons as reported by the different forms of mass communication: the television, radio and print media: newspapers nationwide.

C - To encourage the voluntary surrender of weapons… implemented in 2005 by the Ministry of Defence.

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]

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