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South Sudan. 2008 ‘Section 7: Objectives of the Bureau.’ Draft Mandate of the Southern Sudan Bureau for Community Security and Small Arms Control; Chapter II, p. 3. Djouba: Ministry for Legal Affairs and Constitutional Development of South Sudan, The Southern Sudan Gazette. 1 January

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Section 7: Objectives of the Bureau

The Bureau's overall goal is to contribute to human security through building collaborative capacity and cooperation to address the threat posed by small arms and community insecurity to peace, confidence and development in Southern Sudan.

The objectives of the Bureau shall be to:

(a) Lead and coordinate the development and review of Southern Sudan's small arms control policies and laws.

(b) Mobilize technical and financial support from international and and local partners for a range of development, rule of law, security and small arms control interventions that together aim to enhance security at the community level.

(c) Enhance coordination and cooperation between GoSS ministries, commissions and law enforcement agencies: State and local government; civil society and partners so as to develop comprehensive strategies and plans to address community insecurity and the misues of small arms.

(d) Strenghten information sharing and cooperation on small arms matters nationally, regionally and internationally.

(e) Facilitate civil society and community involvement in developing and implementing strategies to address CSSAC concerns.

(f) Enhance the capacity of government law enforcement agencies, civil society and the public to implement CSSAC programmes.

[CSSAC= Community Security and Small Arms Control; GoSS= Government of Southern Sudan]

ID: Q6585

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