27 - Visions of Hope

"... practical measures that stem the proliferation, illegal trafficking and misuse of small arms and light weapons and ammunitions."

- Geneva Declaration on Armed Violence and Development. 

DRC: An AK-47 rifle is cut to render it irrecoverable having been removed from the Lubumbashi stockpile for destruction. In partnership with international donors, the DRC government has participated in programmes to reduce weapons proliferation by destroying unsecured and abandoned weapons.

Photo: Gwenn Dubourthoumieu/MAG


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