January 8, 2021

After a successful launch, the National Commission on Small Arms and Light Weapons’ election related advocacy and sensitization campaign “Ballots without Bullets” has taken off. The purpose of the campaign is to educate and sensitize the public on the dangers of small arms abuse related to the elections.…

November 13, 2018

Small Arms

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Uncontrolled accumulation and spread of small arms and light weapons (SALW) pose a threat to peace and security, and reduce the prospects for sustainable development. Illegal cross-border activities coupled with relatively weak administrative, legislative and regulatory measures on weapons within ECOWAS member states have contributed to the indiscriminate…