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Expressing concern at the illicit flow of weapons within and into [affected country], including their recirculation to and between armed groups, in violation of [Security Council resolution], and declaring its determination to continue to monitor closely the implementation of the arms embargo and other measures set out by its resolutions concerning [affected country], and acknowledging in this respect the important contribution the Council-mandated arms embargo makes to countering the illicit transfer of small arms and light weapons in [affected country], and in supporting post-conflict peacebuilding, disarmament, demobilization and reintegration of ex-combatants and security sector reform,

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Expresses deep concern over the proliferation of arms, in particular small arms and light weapons and the use of such arms against civilians, including by militias ...

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Expressing concern at the ongoing political, security, economic and humanitarian challenges in [affected country], including ... threats arising from the illicit transfer, destabilizing accumulation and misuse of weapons,

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Recalling its resolution 2117 (2013) and the report of the Secretary-General (S/2015/289), and expressing concern at the threat to peace and security in [affected region] arising from the illicit transfer, destabilizing accumulation and misuse of small arms and light weapons, and the use of such weapons against civilians affected by armed conflict, and the continued threats to civilians posed by unexploded ordnance

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... expresses concern at reports of continued weapons diversion from within [Government of affected country], encourages further improvements, notes that further improved weapons management is vital in order to prevent the diversion of weapons ...;

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Expressing concern that the situation in [affected country] is exacerbated by the smuggling of illegal arms and related materiel in violation of the arms embargo, underlining its concern at the allegations of violations of the arms embargo by sea, land, or air, and expressing further concern that such arms and related materiel are being used by terrorist groups operating in [affected country] ...

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Expresses its concern that the direct or indirect supply, sale or transfer to [affected country] of technical assistance and support, including training, financial or other assistance and the provision of spare parts, weapons systems and related materiel, could be used by the Government of [affected country] to support military aircraft being used in violation of [relevant Security Council resolutions], ... and urges all States to be mindful of this risk in light of the measures contained in [relevant Security Council resolution];

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Expressing deep concern at the threat posed by unsecured arms and ammunition in [affected country] and their proliferation, which undermines stability in [affected country] and the region, including through transfer to terrorist and violent extremist groups, and underlining the importance of coordinated international support to [Government of affected country] and the region to address these issues,

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Reiterating its deep regret that civilians continue to account for the vast majority of casualties in situations of armed conflict and recalling with grave concern that the illicit transfer, destabilizing accumulation and misuse of small arms and light weapons fuel armed conflicts and have a wide range of negative human rights, humanitarian, development and socioeconomic consequences, in particular on the security of civilians in armed conflict, including the disproportionate impact on violence perpetrated against women and girls and exacerbating sexual and gender-based violence

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Condemns the continued violations of the measures contained in [paragraphs of relevant resolutions providing for a Security Council arms embargo]

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Remaining seriously concerned over the ... insecurity which hinders humanitarian access, exacerbated by ... the presence of landmines as well as the continued proliferation of weapons from within and outside the region that threatens the peace, security, and stability of States in this region

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Noting with concern the [reports of the Monitoring Group established to assist the relevant Security Council sanctions Committee] reports of diversions of arms and ammunition, including to [armed group listed by the relevant Security Council sanctions Committee], which has been cited as a potential recipient of diverted arms and ammunition, and further noting that, pursuant to [relevant paragraph of resolution imposing sanctions], all Member States are required to take the necessary measures to prevent the direct or indirect supply, sale or transfer of weapons and military equipment to designated individuals and entities, which includes [armed group listed by the relevant Security Council sanctions Committee]

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Notes that the excessive accumulation and destabilizing effect of small arms and light weapons pose a considerable impediment to the provision of humanitarian assistance and have a potential to exacerbate and prolong conflicts, endanger civilians and undermine security and the confidence required for a return to peace and stability ...

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Recognizes the deleterious impact of the proliferation of arms, in particular small arms, on the security of civilians, including refugees and other vulnerable populations, particularly children, and, in this regard, recalls resolution 1209 (1998) of 19 November 1998 ...

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Recalling that responsibility for controlling the circulation of small arms within the territory of [affected country] and between [affected country] and neighbouring States rests with the relevant governmental authorities in accordance with their obligations under [regional treaty on small arms and light weapons],

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Acknowledging the adoption of the Arms Trade Treaty and noting that in line with the provisions in Article 7(4) of the Treaty exporting States Parties shall take into account the risk of covered conventional arms or items being used to commit or facilitate serious acts of violence against children,

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Reiterating the need for all Member States to respect and implement, in accordance with relevant Security Council resolutions, their obligations with respect to preventing unauthorized deliveries of weapons and military equipment to [affected country] ... in violation of the relevant Security Council resolutions,

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Underlining the imperative need for the ... Government of [affected country] to improve its compliance with its requirements under the partial suspension of the arms embargo,

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Reminds Member States of their obligation to fully and effectively comply with Council-mandated arms embargoes and to take appropriate measures, including all legal and administrative means against any activity that violates such arms embargoes, and including, in accordance with relevant Council resolutions, through cooperating with all relevant United Nations entities; by making available to relevant sanctions committees all pertinent information on any alleged violations of arms embargoes; by acting on credible information to prevent the supply, sale, transfer or export of small arms and light weapons in contravention of Council mandated arms embargoes; by facilitating unhindered access by relevant Council mandated personnel in accordance with Council mandates; and by applying relevant international standards such as the International Tracing Instrument;

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Urges Members States, in accordance with the United Nations Programme of Action on Small Arms and Lights Weapons to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons, to take effective action through, inter alia, conflict resolution and the development and implementation of national legislation, in a manner which is consistent with existing responsibilities of States under relevant international law, to control the illicit trade of small arms to parties in armed conflict that do not respect fully the relevant provisions of applicable international law relating to the rights and protection of children in armed conflict ...

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Stresses the importance of all Member States, and in particular States involved in manufacturing and marketing of weapons, restricting arms transfers which could provoke or prolong armed conflicts or aggravate existing tensions or armed conflicts ...

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Further authorizes [UN Mission] to use its capacities for the following tasks ... (iii) Sanctions regime – Monitor the implementation of the arms embargo as described in [paragraph of Security Council resolution] in cooperation with the Group of Experts established by [Security Council resolution], and in particular observe and report on flows of military personnel, arms or related materiel across [affected country’s border], including by using, as specified in [Security Council letter], surveillance capabilities provided by unmanned aerial systems, seize, collect, record and dispose of arms or related materiel brought into [affected country] in violation of the measures imposed by [paragraph of Security Council resolution], and exchange relevant information with the Group of Experts;

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... encourages [UN regional office] to consider work that could contribute to countering [threat to international peace and security in affected region caused by the illicit transfer, destabilizing accumulation and misuse of small arms and light weapons] and calls for sustainable assistance by international and bilateral donors.

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Calls upon [affected country’s] Authorities and international partners and relevant United Nations entities, in coordination with [UN Mission] and United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS), to address the illicit transfer, destabilizing accumulation, and misuse of small arms and light weapons in [affected country], and to ensure the safe and effective management, storage and security of stockpiles of small arms and light weapons, and the collection and/or destruction of surplus, seized, unmarked, or illicitly held weapons and ammunition, and further stresses the importance of incorporating such elements into SSR and DDR/R programmes;

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... calling on [UN Mission] to ensure adequate protection of [infrastructure for weapons confiscation, storage and destruction],

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