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Assessing the United Nations Register of Conventional Arms.

Assessing the United Nations Register of Conventional Arms.

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Published by United Nations in [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Register of Conventional Arms,
  • Arms transfers,
  • Arms control

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesUNODA occasional papers -- no. 16, UNODA occasional papers -- no. 16.
    ContributionsUnited Nations. Office for Disarmament Affairs.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKZ5645 .A84 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 38 p. :
    Number of Pages38
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23867144M
    ISBN 109211422698
    ISBN 109789211422696
    LC Control Number2009437265

    THE PROBLEMS. SALW at a glance While there is no universally accepted definition of a small arm or of a light weapon, portability is considered as an essential criterion. According to the Panel of Governmental Experts on Small Arms (), SALW “range from clubs, knives and machetes to those weapons just below those covered by the United Nations Register of Conventional Arms”. The key international mechanism for states to report on international arms transfers is the United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (UNROCA). UNROCA was established to build confidence and cooperation between states. The information provided by states to UNROCA is used in analyses of states’ intentions and capabilities and in bilateral or regional consultations .

    United Nations Register of Conventional Arms. UNROCA. Transparency in the global reported arms trade. About; Categories; UNROCA original report Turkey Major conventional arms (Category I-VII) - Exports. Category(I-VII) Final importer state Number of Items State of origin (if not exporter) TRANSFERS OF CONVENTIONAL ARMS (EXPORTS. The United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (UNROCA) was created by a General Assembly Resolution in and has now completed 10 years of operation. In this Policy Paper Siemon T. Wezeman identifies both the limited areas of the UNROCA's success—notably, in establishing a global norm for transparency in arms transfers—and the factors which have .

    United Nations Register of Conventional Arms. UNROCA. Transparency in the global reported arms trade. About; Categories; UNROCA original report Ukraine Major conventional arms (Category I-VII) - Exports. Category(I-VII) Final importer state Number of Items State of origin (if not exporter) Major conventional arms (Category I-VII. n Octo , the U.N. Secretary-General released the third annual report on the United Nations Register of Conventional Arms. Created in December in the wake of the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait and the Gulf War, the U.N. Register is designed to promote transparency in armaments, which can lead to the prevention of exces-.


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Assessing the United Nations Register of Conventional Arms Download PDF EPUB FB2

Introduction --Relevance of the Register --The Register's role as a confidence-building instrument --Participation in the Register --Transparency achieved by the Register --Points of contention in the past --Further development of the Register --Conclusion.

Relevance of the Register; The Register's role as a confidence-building instrument; Participation in the Register; Transparency achieved by the Register; Points of contention in the past; Further development of the Register; Conclusion.

Steps to download free e-book to an e-reader Navigate to this page with your smart phone or tablet. Check that your device has an e-reader application, such as Google Play Books, iBooks or. UN Register of Conventional Arms. Transparency in armaments is a key confidence-building measure.

It may encourage restraint in the transfer or production of arms, and can contribute to preventive diplomacy. The UN Register of Conventional Arms (UNROCA) has received reports from more than States.

Disarmament in the General Assembly Disarmament in the Security Council Conference on Disarmament United Nations Disarmament Commission Secretary-General’s Advisory Board Fellowship Programme UNIDIR.

The United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (UNROCA) was created by a General Assembly Resolution in and has now completed 10 years of opera- tion. The General Assembly session of September should seize the chance to assess its results, frankly address its limitations and decide on the best way ahead.

The resolution called upon all member states to provide annually by May 31 of each year, to the Secretary-General, relevant data on imports and exports of conventional arms to be included in the Register.

UN Member States are also invited to report on their military holdings and procurement through national production and relevant policies. If governments act predictably and transparently - including on their arms transfers - it builds confidence among them. It helps prevent conflict. For this purpose, countries can report to the UN Register of Conventional Arms (UNROCA).

Over the past two decades, UNROCA seems to have captured over 90% of the global arms trade. The United Nations Register of Conventional Arms is an annual reporting mechanism through which governments can share information on weapons they transferred the previous year.

Member States reporting to it provide information on the build-up and volume of the conventional arsenals which it deems essential. Does your State prohibit transfers of conventional arms: [ Article 6 ] If the transfer would violate obligations under measures adopted by the United Nations Security Council acting under Chapter VII, in particular arms embargoes.

[Article ] View. Assessing the United Nations Register of Conventional Arms, April Series: United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers. 8 May The United Nations Register of Conventional Arms was founded when inter-State warfare had, for a long time, been considered the main threat to peace and security.

United Nations. In the General Assembly created the United Nations Register of Conventional Arms: an annual reporting mechanism through which Governments can submit and share information on arms they transferred the previous year.

Member States reporting to it provide important information on the build-up and volume of conventional arsenals which may help. Assessing the United Nations Register of Conventional Arms  () This publication is available in  print  and  online.

This publication covers the history of the United Nations Register of Conventional Arms. This UN register collects information on the export of conventional arms by different countries. In the General Assembly created the United Nations Register of Conventional Arms: an annual reporting mechanism through which governments can submit and share information on arms they transferred the previous year.

of the United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (hereafter referred to as the Register). This article treats the Register as a cooper ative security policy initiative that, if implemented, would lead to the reduction and prevention of negative effects from this class of weapon.

UNODA Occasional Papers. The UNODA Occasional Papers series has been developed to give wider dissemination of input from expert panels and seminars sponsored by the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA).

32, October The Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons on the Dark Web: A Study. : Arms Watch: SIPRI Report on the First Year of the UN Register of Conventional Arms (SIPRI Research Reports (No.

6)) (): Laurance, Edward J., Wezeman, Siemon T., Wulf, Herbert: BooksCited by: The United Nations Register of Conventional Arms1 is a transparency arrangement primarily designed to prevent excessive and destabilizing accumulations of conventional arms, and to provide restraint on arms transfers and military holdings.

The United Nations Register of Conventional Arms was founded when inter-State warfare had, for a long time, been considered the main threat to peace and security.

It focuses on transfers of those major conventional weapons that typically can be used in offensive military operations carried out ac. The United Nations Register of Conventional Arms was established in and is managed by the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA).UNROCA was established to 'enhance confidence, promote stability, help States to exercise restraint, ease tensions and strengthen regional and international peace and security” and “to prevent the excessive and.

Continuing operation of the United Nations Register of Conventional Arms and its further development Note by the Secretary-General 1. In its resolution 68/43, the General Assembly requested the Secretary-General, with the assistance of a group of governmental experts, with the broadest possibleFile Size: KB.Each State Party is encouraged to apply the provisions of this Treaty to the broadest range of conventional arms.

National definitions of any of the categories covered under Article 2 (1) (a)-(g) shall not cover less than the descriptions used in the United Nations Register of Conventional Arms at the time of entry into force of this Treaty.

One exception to this trend was the development, in the autumn ofof the United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (hereafter referred to as the Register). This article treats the Register as a cooperative security policy initiative that, if implemented, would lead to the reduction and prevention of negative effects from this class of weapon.