22 Mar 2021
First Vice President of the Transitional Sovereign Council, 1st Lt. gen. Received in his office at the Republican Palace the recommendations of the National Project of Firearms Collection (The Achievements, the Challenges and the Roadmap), organized by the African Centre for Governance, Peace, and Transformation in collaboration with the high Committee of Firearms and non-codified Collection.
The FVP pledged in his addressing the concluding session of the seminar, to implement the recommendation and follow it up till the results are seen on the ground, pointing out the importance of the continuation or workshops and seminars to achieve the aspired goals.
The recommendations emphasized the importance of perfect planning for firearms collection, besides adding a fifth stage to the project represented by drying out the sources.
The seminar called for concentration on awareness, media and addressing the causes of keeping firearms in the hands of the citizens, besides capacity building for the judicial institutions and providing the political and technical support to the project.
The seminar also discussed in its sessions three working papers, the firs of which discussed the challenges and achievements in regard to firearms collection, while the second presented a proposal of the vision and the roadmap of the national project of firearms collection. The third discussed the definitions of the regional mechanism of controlling the light and small weapons and its aspire role in supporting the national project.