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Faltas, S. (2018, October). Controlling Small Arms: Practical lessons in civilian disarmament and anti-trafficking (BICC Knowledge Notes series No. 3/2018). Bonn: BICC.

This Knowledge Note is an outcome of a practitioners’ workshop held at the German Federal Foreign Office in Berlin on 26/27 February 2018. Among its 29 participants were 19 practitioners from West and southern Africa, United Nations organizations, European Union institutions and EU member states... more

Faltas, S. (2015). Report on the Work of the Arms Registration and Marking (ARM) Program and on Community Security and Arms Control (CSAC) in West Darfur (in Arabic). Bonn: BICC.

In the “Report on the Work of the Arms Registration and Marking (ARM) Program and on Community Security and Arms Control (CSAC) in West Darfur (in Arabic)" Dr Sami Faltas presents the results of his field research in West Darfur, Sudan. The study was assigned by BICC and the Sudan DDR... more

Faltas, S. (2014). Report on the Work of the Arms Registration and Marking (ARM) Program and on Community Security and Arms Control (CSAC) in West Darfur. Bonn: BICC.

In the “Report on the Work of the Arms Registration and Marking (ARM) Program and on Community Security and Arms Control (CSAC) in West Darfur” Dr Sami Faltas presents the results of his field research in West Darfur, Sudan. The study was assigned by BICC and the Sudan DDR Commission (SDDRC). The... more

Ashkenazi, M., Beeck, C., Brethfeld, J., Faltas, S., Isikozlu, E., & Pietz, T. (2005, January). SALW Basics –Definitions_Trainer

Along with the other modules that comprise the series SALW Basics, this module is intended to provide a basic fundamental understanding of the issue of SALW for trainees who have had little or no previous exposure to the subject. We  recommend  that  you  insert ... more

Faltas, S., & Paes, W.-C. (2004, April). Exchanging Guns for Tools: The TAE Approach to Practical Disarmament—An Assessment of the TAE Project in Mozambique (Brief series No. 29). Bonn: BICC.

The ‘Tools for Arms’ approach in Mozambique is a case in point and a spearheading example: For the very first time, civil society is taking responsibility for the population’s disarmament at a national level, thereby making an essential contribution towards peace and reconciliation.BICC brief 29... more

Chrobok, V., & Faltas, S. (2003). Disposal of surplus small arms:
A survey of policies and practices in OSCE countries

Recent efforts by the OSCE in developing their ‘Best Practice Guides’, and SEESAC in the development of Regional Micro-Disarmament Standards (RMDS), now means that national governments and international organisations have both strategic guidelines and operational procedures available to them for... more

Faltas, S., & Paes, W.-C. (2003). You Have Removed the Devil From Our Door'. An Assessment of the UNDP Small Arms and Light Weapons Control (SALWC) project in Albania

The Small Arms and Light Weapons Control (SALWC) project was undertaken in 2002-2003 by UNDP in co-operation with the Albanian government, at a programme cost to the international community of US$ 3.4 million. Its objectives were to help remove illegally held weapons and explosives from the... more

Faltas, S., & Di Chiaro III, J. (Eds.). (2000). Managing the Remnants of War - Micro-disarmament as an Element of Peace-building. Baden-Baden: Nomos.

Most armed conflicts today are waged within states. When a conflict is settled, the process of peace-building must begin. One of the first challenges is Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration. The risk of fresh violence will be reduced if combatants turn to peaceful pursuits, and their... more

Paes, W.-C., & Faltas, S. (2000). The Problem of Small Arms in Developing Countries

The current international debate and recommendations for Development Cooperation, in particular Technical Cooperation more

Faltas, S., & Anders, H. (2000, September). Combating the Excessive and Uncontrolled Accumulation and Spread of Small Arms: A Compilation of Policy Recommendations (Paper series No. 17). Bonn: BICC.

This report lists policies and practical measures on effective small arms control recommended by various organizations and individuals.The European Commission ordered it because it wishes to implement the Council resolution of 21 May 1999. Though the report is meant for use in development policy,... more