The document presents a concise overview of the main findings from three informal thematic seminars on conventional ammunition management that UNIDIR hosted in 2018 and 2019. It discusses the key issues and opportunities in four areas of conventional ammunition management namely:

  • Security
  • Safety
  • Frameworks
  • International cooperation and assistance

It also provides an overview of a systemic approach to tackle the challenges identified, namely the Responsibility and Accountability Cycle for Safe and Secure Management of Ammunition and discusses its three interrelated areas:

  • Pre-transfer risk assessments
  • Physical security and stockpile management
  • Monitoring and diagnostic activities

Citation: Manuel Martínez Miralles and Anna Mensah (2019) "Conventional Ammunition Management Gap Analysis", UNIDIR, Geneva, Switzerland.


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