Capacity Building and Technical Support for National Points of Contact on the ATT and UNPOA in CARICOM Member States

Implementing Agency: CARICOM Implementation Agency for Crime and Security (IMPACS)

Project timeframe: 01/01/2016 – 31/12/2016

Target countries: CARICOM states: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago.

Goal: Strengthen the capacity of CARICOM Member States to implement small arms and light weapons control obligations outlined in the ATT and the UN PoA.

Activities:

CARICOM’s project is intended to increase Member States’ ATT and PoA National Points of Contacts understanding of international, multilateral and regional arms control instruments and access to related monitoring tools. Planned activities include a training programme and workshops on small arms and light weapons control standards.

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