DR Congo: IANSA member educates Ministries about best practice on disarmament

In the DR Congo, the Minister of Interior and Security, in cooperation with IANSA member Réseau Congolais d'Action sur les Armes Légères (RECAAL) and the National Commission om small arms hosted a morning of education on best practice for disarmament on 6 January. Participants were informed about guidelines developed by the Regional Centre on Small Arms (RECSA) for the Great Lakes Region and the Horn of Africa on tackling disarmament issues in a way that takes into account the context of each state in the region. The meeting was attended by representatives and experts from civil society, the Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Defence and Interior, and the National Commission.