Ghana Host Conference on Combating Indiscriminate Weapons


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(Ghana News Agency) Ghana, represented by the National Commission on Small Arms and Light Weapons (NACSA), is set to host a three-day regional conference in Accra from February 13 to 15. The conference, in collaboration with the Implementation Support Unit (ISU) of the Convention on the prohibition of anti-personnel landmines, aims to address the humanitarian impact of indiscriminate weapons use.

Focused on promoting diplomacy and decisive action, the event will facilitate discussions on combating improvised weapons in West Africa and the Sahel Region. The high-level conference, supported by the Council of the European Union, also aims to assess progress and formulate a new action plan for 2025-2029. Participants include representatives from States Parties, UN agencies, the International Committee of the Red Cross, and mine action experts.

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Published: Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 14, 2024

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