Key Documents


EU Strategy to combat the illicit accumulation and trafficking of small arms and their ammunition (EU SALW Strategy)

Small Arms and light weapons as part of an integrated European Union conflict prevention strategy

Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All its Aspects (UNPoA)

Protocol against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Their Parts and Components and Ammunition (Firearms Protocol)

Instrument to Enable States to Identify and Trace, in a Timely and Reliable Manner, Illicit Small Arms and Light Weapons (Tracing Instrument)


Small arms and light weapons. he response of the European Union pdf - 500 KB [500 KB]

EU strategy on small arms and light weapons (Booklet)


Please note that this list is not comprehensive and exhaustive.
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