Cameroon: Strong CAANSA key to the implementation of Kinshasa Convention

Participants at a seminar on small arms control in Central Africa discussed how to ensure successful implementation of the ‘Kinshasa Convention’. Strengthening the Central African Action Network on Small Arms (CAANSA/RASALAC) was identified as key priority. The event took place in Yaounde, Cameroon on 6-7 December, organised by the Regional Centre for Small Arms (RECSA) in collaboration with the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS), the Government of Cameroon, and the UN Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament (UNREC). Participants included CAANSA members MUR-AFRICA Universel, Forum des Organisations de la Jeunesse Tchadienne, Women in Alternative Action and CAMYOSFOP.