Taking Stock of Action on the Illicit Small Arms Trade: Combating the Illicit Trade in and Proliferation of Small Arms and Light Weapons in the Member States of the League of Arab States

Lubna Allam and Emilia Dungel

'The League of Arab States (LAS), INTERPOL, the Small Arms Survey, and the World Customs Organization (WCO) — supported by the EU — are working together on a joint project to combat the illicit trade in, and proliferation of, small arms and light weapons in LAS Member States. The third panel of the Small Arms Survey 2020 online forum ‘Taking stock of action on the illicit small arms trade’ provided an overview of the project’s objectives and training modules, as well as its contribution to the seventh biennial meeting of the UN Programme of Action on small arms (PoA BMS7)...'

Keywords: Illicit trade Illicit trafficking EU-LAS League of Arab States