Small arms survey in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Status

closed

Topics

  • Militarization and arms control

In cooperation with GRIP (Groupe de Recherche et d’Information sur la Paix et la Sécurité) and the National Commission on Small Arms Control in the DRC, BICC has composed the probably most comprehensive study on the proliferation of small arms and light weapons (SALW) in the east of the DRC. For this, more than 10.000 households were interviewed as well as group discussions and single interviews conducted to obtain information on the population’s threat perception as regards SALW. 

Project Leader

  • Wolf-Christian Paes

Project Team

Funder

  • United Nations Development Programme

Duration of project

2010

Publications

Annual Report 2009

bicc , Bonn (2009)

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