Implementing agency: The HALO Trust
Project timeframe: 01/01/2017 – 31/12/2017
Target countries: Europe: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Goal:Improve weapons management by assisting the government of Bosnia and Herzegovina by providing them with a comprehensive plan for the establishment of an internationally compliant weapons management system in order to reduce the possibility of diversion from national stockpiles.
Activities and Outputs:
- The project produced a gap analysis of legislation and regulations in Bosnia and Herzegovina regarding marking and record keeping of small arms and light weapons (SALW) and established guidance for a registration database and a record-keeping system.
- HALO conducted field assessments of weapon storage sites and conducted interviews with relevant government representatives and evaluated training and equipment needs for SALW non-physical security, outlining recommendations on training contents and an indicative work plan.
- HALO produced a position paper on “selecting marking technologies for the Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina”.