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France. 2010 ‘Marking, Record Keeping and Tracing (Marquage, enregistrement et traçage des armes).’ National Report of France 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.9.vii, p. 16. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of France to the United Nations. 1 May

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Marquage, enregistrement et traçage des armes

vii) Veuillez décrire les initiatives prises par votre pays pour suivre la trace des ALPC illicites, y compris le renforcement des mécanismes d'échangé d'informations. {III.ll)

Les services spécialisés du ministère de I' Intérieur (direction centrale de la police judiciaire) précédent à des échanges constants par l'intermédiaire des canaux institutionnels (INTERPOL, EUROPOL) ainsi que par l'entremise de divers réseaux (ex.: attaches de sécurité intérieure, European Firearms Expert Group, ….).

La France a participé aux travaux du Groupe d'experts gouvernementaux sur le stockage des surplus de munitions qui s'est réuni trois fois en 2009.

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Marking, Record Keeping and Tracing

vii) Please give details of any steps taken by your country to cooperate in tracing illicit SALW, including the strengthening of mechanisms based on the exchange of relevant information. (III.11)

The specialised services of the Ministry of the Interior (Central Directorate of Judicial Police) is constantly involved with exchanges through institutional channels (INTERPOL, EUROPOL) as well as through several networks (Interior security ties, European Firearms Expert Group…)

France has participated in the work of the Group of Governmental Experts on the Storage of Surplus Ammunition which met three times in 2009.

[SALW = Small arms and light weapons]

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