Taking stock of action on the illicit small arms trade : Les plans d’action nationaux comme outil stratégique pour la gestion et le contrôle des armes légères et de petit calibre

Submitted by Lionel Kosirnik on 15 September, 2021

'Les plans d’action nationaux (PAN) sont un outil essentiel pour lutter contre la prolifération illicite des armes légères et de petit calibre (ALPC). Ils permettent d’établir, de manière claire et concise, les priorités des États en matière de gestion des ALPC. Le Small Arms Survey apporte son soutien aux processus d’élaboration et d’évaluation des plans d’action nationaux de plusieurs pays, notamment en Afrique...'

Taking stock of action on the illicit small arms trade: National Action Plans as a strategic tool for weapons and ammunition management/small arms control

Submitted by Lionel Kosirnik on 15 September, 2021

National Action Plans (NAPs) are critical for systematically and effectively implementing, coordinating, monitoring, and evaluating small arms control measures within states. NAPs clearly elaborate national priorities and facilitate coordination between national government agencies and key stakeholders, as well as with external partners and donors. The fifth panel of the Small Arms Survey 2020 online forum ‘Taking stock of action on the illicit small arms trade’ brought together actors from the national, regional, and international levels to share experiences from their work on NAPs.