Projects in the fields of disarmament and arms control

Specialist conference on promoting biosecurity in Tanzania

Symposium on biosecurity in Tanzania

On 21 and 22 May 2014 a symposium took place in Tanzania on combating dangerous pathogens, organised by the Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology (IMB) and the Mbeya Medical Research Centre. more

Online database on the spread of small arms

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The Federal Foreign Office is supporting the development of an internet database for the identification of illegal small arms. more

Germany promoting development and implementation of international standards for the control of small arms

Small arm and ammunition

In 2014, Germany is promoting the implementation of the software tool to apply the International Small Arms Control Standards (ISACS) with funding to the tune of 236,000 euros. The project aims to develop training options and support the introduction of the software in developing countries and international organisations. more

Germany contributes 600,000 Euros to the UN Trust Fund Facility for the Arms Trade Treaty

Statue entitled "Non-Violence", created by Carl Fredrik Reuterswärd, in front of UN Headquarters in New York

In December 2013, the German Foreign Office pays 600,000,- Euros into the UN Trust Fund Facility UNSCAR. This facility  supports preparations for signature and ratification, as well as the implementation of the international Arms Trade Treaty. Project funding will begin in 2014, with a focus on developing countries. more

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