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Sierra Leone News: SLeNCSA launches ATT National Assessment report… Calls for Executive Order to ban conventional arms trade

Posted 11/23/2018

The Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) is the first global and legally binding instrument to regulate the transfer of conventional arms, which was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on 2nd April 2013 and formally came into force on 24th December 2014. The Sierra Leone National Commission on Small Arms (SLeNCSA) was actively involved in the process leading to the signing and ratification of the ATT by Sierra Leone on 25th September 2013 and 12th August 2014, respectively. The country’s ATT National Assessment Report, which was launched on Wednesday 22nd November, 2018, identified the limitations in relevant national laws, regulations, structures, policies and practices as a hindrance towards full compliance with its obligations.

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We Have a New Site

Posted 10/6/2011

The Sierra Leone National Commission on Small Arms website is up and running. Now you can check our news and upcoming events online.