Who is using the International Ammunition Technical Guidelines?

The International Ammunition Technical Guidelines are being used to support ammunition stockpile management efforts in 86 countries world-wide:

UN Entities

International and Regional Organizations and other groups of States

Non-Govermental Organizations and Research Institutes

Security Council Sanctions Committee Panel of Experts

  • Security Council Panel of Experts on the Sudan

    The Security Council Panel of Experts on the Sudan recommends to the Security Council that: (a) The Government of the Sudan be urged to ensure that the measures it implements for the physical security and stockpile management of its weapons and ammunition are fully in accordance with the guidance provided in the International Small Arms Control Standards, standard 05.20 (Stockpile management — weapons), and in the International Ammunition Technical Guidelines, guidelines 03.10 (Inventory management) and 09.10 (Security principles and systems);
    *S/2015/31 (19 January 2015)

Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons

Peacekeeping Training

Private Sector

Quotable quotes

The International Ammunition Technical Guidelines provides “Clear, practical and comprehensive guidance to practitioners and policy makers”

European Union Statement at BMS5

The East African Community recommended that States “apply International Ammunition Technical Guidelines and International Small Arms Control Standards, which provide practical guidance on stockpile management, marking, record-keeping and tracing”

EAC Statement at the Fifth Biennial Meeting of States on the Programme of Action on small arms and light weapons (2014)

“There is a significant body of good practice and global guiding frameworks, particularly the International Ammunition Technical Guidelines”

Mines Advisory Group (MAG) on stockpile management and diversion in the Sahel and West Africa