The small arms threat to peace and security


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(Homeland Security Today) The High Representative for Disarmament Affairs has told the United Nations Security Council that Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW), in the context of peacekeeping operations, are a “threat” that can “exacerbate conflict, render arms embargoes ineffective, endanger ‘blue helmets’, humanitarian workers and local populations, and complicate peace agreements.”

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Published: Monday, October 11, 2021

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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