NEW PARTNERSHIP AIMS TO STRENGTHEN CONVENTIONAL ARMS CONTROL IN THE COMMONWEALTH

On 18th April, the FCO issued a news release saying that Commonwealth countries to benefit from UK funding to increase co-operation in the fight against the illicit trade in arms. The UK’s Counter Proliferation and Arms Control Centre and the Commonwealth Secretariat have agreed a new partnership to strengthen co-operation, co-ordination and information-sharing on conventional arms control among Commonwealth countries.  The Conventional Arms Control in the Commonwealth Initiative will provide unique tools to Commonwealth countries to support national and regional implementation of measures to tackle the illicit arms trade, in line with international obligations and standards.

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-partnership-aims-to-strengthen-conventional-arms-control-in-the-commonwealth

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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