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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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... urges Member States to support improved weapons and ammunition management to improve the capacity of [Government of affected country] to manage weapons and ammunition;

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[op. 5] Recognizes the need for Member States to undertake appropriate measures consistent with international law to address the illicit trafficking in small arms and light weapons, in particular to terrorists, including by enhancing, where appropriate and consistent with their domestic legal frameworks, national systems for collection and analysis of detailed data on illicit trafficking of such weapons to terrorists, and putting in place, where they do not exist, adequate laws, regulations and administrative procedures to exercise effective control over the production, export, import, brokering, transit or retransfer of small arms and light weapons within their areas of jurisdiction, taking into consideration the “Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects” in order to prevent the illicit trafficking to terrorists of such weapons; [op. 12] Encourages Member States, as appropriate, to strengthen cooperation and the exchange of good practices with civil society, the public and private sectors, including with representatives of industry in combating the illicit manufacturing of and trafficking in small arms and light weapons and improvised explosive devices, including awareness-raising;

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... requests [UN-regional Mission] to continue to cooperate in this context with [panel of experts established by the Security Council to assist relevant Security Council sanctions Committee in monitoring the implementation of Security Council sanctions in relation to the situation in affected country] in order to facilitate their work, and encourages [UN-regional Mission] to continue to provide technical and logistical assistance to [affected country’s] DDR Commission and urges [Government of affected country] to conduct a genuine and comprehensive disarmament process, in full cooperation with [UN-regional Mission];

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Urges [Government of affected country] to improve further the monitoring and control of arms or related materiel that are supplied, sold or transferred to [affected country] in accordance with [paragraphs of previous Security Council resolutions authorizing, by way of exception to relevant Security Council arms embargo, the transfer of arms and related materiel intended solely for security or disarmament assistance to affected country’s authorities], including through the use of end user certificates issued by [Government of affected country], requests the Panel of Experts established [by the Security Council to assist relevant Security Council sanctions Committee] to consult with [Government of affected country] about the safeguards needed to safely procure and secure arms and related materiel, and urges Member States and regional organizations to provide assistance to [Government of affected country] upon its request to strengthen the infrastructure and mechanisms currently in place to do so;

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Calls on [Government of affected country] to continue to enhance stockpile security, accountability and management of arms and ammunition, with the assistance of international partners, to address ongoing reports of diversion to armed groups, as necessary and requested, and to urgently implement a national weapons marking program, in particular for state-owned firearms, in line with the standards established by the Nairobi Protocol and the Regional Centre on Small Arms;

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... urges [Government of affected country] to accelerate efforts to implement measures on the proper management of arms and ammunition, including enacting the appropriate domestic laws, the effective monitoring and management of [affected country]’s border regions and the registering and tracking of arms and material used and imported by its security forces;

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Further decides that [UN Mission], within operational and security constraints, should undertake the following tasks: ... (iv) Support for securing uncontrolled arms and related materiel and countering their proliferation; ...

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Requests [UN Mission] to continue to support [affected country’s] authorities in their efforts to control the flow of small arms, the development of a weapons registry, the revision of current laws on importation and possession of arms, reform of the weapons permit system and the development and implementation of a national community policing doctrine;

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Decides that [UN Mission]’s strategic objective is to support the creation of conditions conducive to the sustainable reduction of the presence of, and threat posed by, armed groups through a comprehensive approach ... that combines and includes the following core priority tasks: (a) Support for the reconciliation and stabilization political processes, the extension of State authority and the preservation of territorial integrity ... (viii) To actively seize, confiscate and destroy, as appropriate, the weapons and ammunitions of armed elements, including all militias and other non-state armed groups, who refuse or fail to lay down their arms; ... (c) Disarmament, Demobilization, Reintegration (DDR) and Repatriation (DDRR) ... (v) To provide technical assistance to [affected country’s] authorities in their development and operationalization of a national commission for Small Arms and Light Weapons to address civilian disarmament and the fight against the illicit proliferation of small arms and light weapons; (vi) To destroy, as appropriate, the weapons and ammunitions of disarmed combatants in keeping with its effort to seize and collect arms and related materiel the supply, sale or transfer of which violate the measures imposed by [paragraph of Security Council resolution establishing an arms embargo in relation to the situation in affected country];

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Decides, with a view to addressing the threat posed by unsecured arms and ammunitions in [affected country] and their proliferation, to authorize, in these exceptional and specific circumstances for a period of 12 months from the date of this resolution Member States, acting nationally or through regional organizations, with appropriate consultations with [Government of affected country], in order to ensure strict implementation of the arms embargo on [affected country], to inspect, without undue delay, on the high seas off the coast of [affected country], vessels bound to or from [affected country] which they have reasonable grounds to believe are carrying arms or related materiel to or from [affected country], directly or indirectly, in violation of [paragraph of Security Council resolution establishing armed embargo in relation to the situation in affected country], provided that those Member States make good-faith efforts to first obtain the consent of the vessel’s flag State prior to any inspections pursuant to this paragraph, and calls upon all flag States of above-mentioned vessels to cooperate with such inspections;

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Requests [Government of affected country] to appoint a focal point to brief [relevant Security Council sanctions Committee] at its request and provide information relevant to the Committee’s work on ... the infrastructure in place to ensure the safe storage, registration, maintenance and distribution of military equipment by the Government security forces, and training needs, and emphasizes the importance of [Government of affected country] exercising control over and safely storing arms, with the support of the international community;

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Encourages empowering women, including through capacity-building efforts, as appropriate, to participate in the design and implementation of efforts related to the prevention, combating and eradication of the illicit transfer, and the destabilizing accumulation and misuse of small arms and light weapons, and calls upon Member States, United Nations entities, intergovernmental, regional and subregional organizations to take into consideration the specific impact of conflict and post-conflict environments on women’s and girls’ security, mobility, education, economic activity and opportunities, to mitigate the risk of women from becoming active players in the illicit transfer of small arms and light weapons;

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Urges the Government of [affected country] to prioritize and expedite the adoption and implementation of appropriate arms and ammunition management legislation and take other necessary and appropriate steps to establish the necessary legal and administrative framework to combat the illicit trafficking of arms and ammunition

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Calls upon the [national] authorities, with the assistance of [UN Mission], consistent with [paragraph of resolution], and international partners, to address the issue of the proliferation and illicit trafficking of small arms and light weapons in accordance with the ECOWAS Convention on Small Arms and Light Weapons, Their Ammunition and Other Related Materials and the United Nations Programme of Action on Small Arms and Light Weapons, in order to ensure the safe and effective management, storage and security of their stockpiles of small arms and light weapons and the collection and/or destruction of surplus, seized, unmarked or illicitly held weapons, and further stresses the importance of the full implementation of its [thematic resolutions on small arms and lights weapons]

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Decides that the mandate of [UN Mission] shall be the following: ... (d) Disarmament, demobilization and reintegration programme (DDR) and collection of weapons ... To assist the national authorities, including [relevant administrative body], in collecting, registering, securing and disposing of weapons and in clearing explosive remnants of war, as appropriate, in accordance with [relevant resolution]; – To coordinate with the Government in ensuring that the collected weapons are not disseminated or re-utilized outside a comprehensive national security strategy, as referred to in [resolution]; ... (f) Monitoring of the arms embargo – To monitor the implementation of the measures imposed by [paragraph of Security Council resolution imposing arms embargo in relation to the situation in affected country], in cooperation with the Group of Experts established [to assist the relevant Security Council sanctions Committee], including by inspecting, as they deem it necessary and when appropriate without notice, all weapons, ammunition and related materiel regardless of location, consistent with [relevant Security Council resolution]; – To collect, as appropriate, arms and any related materiel brought into [affected country] in violation of the measures imposed by [paragraph of Security Council resolution imposing arms embargo in relation to the situation in affected country], and to dispose of such arms and related materiel as appropriate ...

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Encourages all Member States that have not yet done so to consider acceding to and to implement the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime and its Protocols, including the Protocol against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Their Parts and Components and Ammunitions

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Urges the Government of [affected country] to allow the Group of Experts [established to support the relevant Security Council sanctions Committee] and [UN Mission] access to the exempted arms and lethal materiel at the time of import and before the transfer to the end user takes place, welcomes the efforts of [relevant ad hoc governmental body] to mark the arms and related lethal materiel when received in the territory of [affected country] and encourages it to continue such efforts, urges the Government of [affected country] to maintain a registry of all arms and materiel present in the country, with a specific attention to small arms and light weapons, including any private arms caches, with a clear process delineated for how the Government of [affected country] intends to track the movement of weapons

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Recognizes the detrimental impact of the proliferation of arms, in particular small arms, on the security of civilians by fuelling armed conflict, encourages [the mission] to continue its efforts in providing assistance to the Government of [the affected area] with regard to the civilian disarmament process, in particular by strengthening the capacity of local authorities to deter inter-communal conflicts and by monitoring forced civilian disarmament initiatives in an effort to avert disarmament operations that could exacerbate insecurity in [the affected area].

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