Vision

The Vision of the NACSA is to contribute towards the building of peace and security in Ghana by effective control of Small Arms and Light Weapons and related materials.

Mission

The Commission exists to prevent and combat the proliferation of Small Arms and Light Weapons and related materials in the country through advocacy, public sensitisation, and formulation of appropriate policies in close collaboration with stakeholders.

Our Objectives

Promote public safety and security through advocacy for a gun/armed violence free society

Contribute towards the provision of internal security for human safety and protection, and peace building

Embark on effective public awareness creation on the dangers of illicit small arms and gun violence for public safety and security

Enhance capacity of Security Agencies on small arms control to fight illicit circulation of arms and improve protection of life and property

Improve Government commitment to international protocols and conventions on small arms and light weapons, and their incorporation into national agenda

Improve accessibility to data on small arms and light weapons and related issues through the establishment of a comprehensive database management system for analysis, policy formulation and decision-making

What We Do

To Achieve its objectives, the Commission shall among other things;

set in place programmes of action to prevent, combat and eradicate the illicit trade in small arms and light weapons;

educate and sensitize the public and provide information on the dangers of small arms and light weapons in order to discourage their illicit production and circulation;

ensure that obligations under the Economic Community of West African States are complied with;

advise the Minister for the Interior on the formulation of policies and strategies as contained in the ECOWAS Convention on Small Arms and Light Weapons and any other relevant international conventions to which Ghana is a party or has acceded to;

receive and study periodic reports from the Ghana Police Service on the registration and licensing of arms and;

perform any other functions related to the objectives of the Commission.

Latest News

PAGA CROSS-BORDER OFFICE LAUNCHES AWARENESS CAMPAIGN TO COMBAT ILLICIT ARMS TRADE

Last Thursday, officers from the National Commission on Small Arms and Light Weapons stationed at Paga, led by Regional Programmes Officer Mr….

ELUBO CROSS-BORDER OFFICE: SMALL ARMS COMMISSION EDUCATES CLEARING AGENTS ON SAFE HANDLING AND RECORD-KEEPING OF DANGEROUS GOODS

In bolstering border security measures and streamlining trade operations, the Small Arms Commission convened a crucial stakeholder engagement session on yesterday at…

Ghana’s Vice President Dr. Bawumia Leads Charge Against Anti-Personnel Mines at Regional Conference

Accra, Ghana – Delegates from various nations, organizations and stakeholders convened in Accra, Ghana, for the Regional Conference on Addressing the Humanitarian…

REGIONAL CONFERENCE ON ANTI-PERSONNEL LANDMINES IN ACCRA, GHANA

The Regional Conference on addressing the humanitarian impact of Improvised Anti-Personnel Mines within the framework of the Mine Ban Convention has kicked…

Regional Conference in Ghana Tackles Humanitarian Impact of Improvised Anti-Personnel Mines in West Africa and Sahel.

Ghana through the National Commission on Small Arms and Light Weapons in partnership with the Implementation Support Unit (ISU) of the Convention…

SMALL ARMS COMMISSION AND BOSEC COLLABORATE WITH NATIONAL SECURITY’S JOINT OPERATIONS COMMITTEE TO ENHANCE BORDER SECURITY

In an effort to fortify border security, Michael Selassie Tettey and Bernard Gyasi-Abrokwah, officers representing the National Commission on Small Arms and…

Management

Samuel Williams Yeboah
Samuel Williams Yeboah
Executive Secretary

Gyebi Asante
Gyebi Asante
Deputy Director - PPME

Johnson Asante-Twum
Johnson Asante-Twum
Deputy Director of Programs

Rebecca Omari
Rebecca Omari
Chief Accountant

Jane Tayibah Blay
Jane Tayibah Blay
Deputy Director, Human Resource/Admin

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