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Illicit trafficking in firearms

PГ©ricles Gasparini Alves

Illicit trafficking in firearms

prevention and combat in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

by PГ©ricles Gasparini Alves

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Published by United Nations in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gun control -- Brazil -- Rio de Janeiro,
  • Illegal arms transfers -- Brazil -- Rio de Janeiro -- Prevention,
  • Firearms -- law and legislation -- Brazil -- Rio de Janeiro

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPéricles Gasparini Alves
    ContributionsUnited Nations Institute for Disarmament Research
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 55 p. :
    Number of Pages55
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17031157M
    ISBN 109290451394

    Project FIRE (Fighting illicit firearms trafficking routes and actors at European level) is an initiative started in by Transcrime - Joint Research Centre on Transnational Crime (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan, Alma Mater Studiorum Università in Bologna and Università degli Studi in Perugia) aimed at improving the knowledge on illicit trafficking of firearms (ITF. Countries in eastern Africa are struggling with the proliferation and trafficking of illicit arms that are being used for other transnational crimes like terrorism, poaching and piracy. The region is performing poorly in the implementation of the Nairobi Protocol that is supposed to prevent, control and reduce the flow of on small arms and.

    The trafficking of illicit firearms might be described as being dependent on two sources of supply—point sources and diffuse sources (Braga et al. ). Point sources represent the more organised spectrum of illegal firearm transfer, best typified by ongoing diversion of firearms from some corrupt firearm dealers or illegal importation.   Another report into firearm trafficking in Australia by the Australian Institute of Criminology (AIC) examined the composition of the illicit market and looked at how guns were obtained.

    (a) Illicit manufacturing of firearms, their parts and components and ammunition; (b) Illicit trafficking in firearms, their parts and components and ammunition; (c) Falsifying or illicitly obliterating, removing or altering the marking(s) on firearms required by article 8 of this Protocol. 2. Get this from a library! Model Law Against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Their Parts and Components and Ammunition. [United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.;] -- Contains the revised text of the Model Law with commentary throughout.


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Illicit trafficking in firearms by PГ©ricles Gasparini Alves Download PDF EPUB FB2

Module 1 (Introduction to Firearms, their Availability, Illicit Trafficking and Criminal Use) explained how most illicit firearms are, unlike illicit drugs, originally legally manufactured and transferred, and at some point in their life cycle get diverted into the illicit realm.

Module 3 (The Legal Market). Illicit firearms trafficking is one of the EMPACT priorities, Europol’s priority crime areas, under the EU Policy Cycle. Recent terrorist attacks in Europe have spurred initiatives to crack down on the illegal trade in firearms, a relatively small market under the control of organised criminal groups.

Organised criminal groups often rely on the availability of weapons to carry out. The objectives of the webinar are:To become familiar with the main changes in the Modus Operandi of the Illicit trafficking of Firearms as result of the COVID situationTo understand about the challenges of Criminal Justice Response to Firearms TraffickingTo be informed about the effects of COVID towards the firearms related crime from a UK perspective with the focus on.

About the product The problem of illicit trafficking in firearms, ammunition and explosives, is a local, regional and international concern. Effective measures against it must involve a concerted effort by the relevant authorities at every level, and must cover all types of activities related to firearms smuggling and the procurement of ammunition.

headings - the problem of illicit firearms trafficking, existing legal frameworks to combat illicit arms trafficking, and policy objectives and evaluation of policy options. The problem of illicit firearms trafficking Overall, the research confirms that Europe faces a serious illicit firearms trafficking.

Measures to prevent firearms moving from the licit to the illicit market within the US can also reduce international trafficking Excluding military conflicts, firearms are used in > deaths annually, 1 including nearly 30 in the US alone, 2 and 7–8 million new firearms.

Police worldwide can record illicit firearms in the iARMS database and can search seized to check if they have been reported as lost, stolen, trafficked or smuggled.

With over a million records, iARMS can help identify firearms trafficking patterns and smuggling routes. Firearm tracing can: Link a suspect to a firearm in a criminal investigation.

The use of firearms by criminals endangers the safety of citizens in all countries of the world. As well as their obvious use in armed robberies and murder, they are also linked to a wide range of other crimes.

These include corruption, environmental crime, human trafficking, maritime piracy, organized crime and terrorist activities. Even just one illicit firearm is a threat to the safety of Australians. The large number of legal firearms in the community, combined with the number of unregistered (including grey market) and illicitly sourced firearms ensures a continual and growing supply of firearms to the illicit market.

Firearms are the lifeblood of organised crime in Europe as elsewhere in the world. They facilitate the trade in illegal drugs and trafficking in human beings. The supply of stolen, smuggled and converted replica guns fuels urban gang conflict.

Firearms are typically used by all organised crime groups to intimidate and coerce their victims (PDF). Potential Gun Trafficking Hubs Revealed in ATF Data Border Officials Seized a Record Number of Illegal Machine Gun Kits in The devices turn semiautomatic pistols into illegal machine guns, and their appearance in the U.S.

has spiked sinceaccording to government data. The weapons which enter the illegal trade originate from both within and outside Africa, although weapons trafficking across borders in Africa is the primary source of illicit arms.

The prices of illicit firearms and their relation to security dynamics have attracted interest among journalists and researchers for some time. In the Small Arms Survey finds a clear link between illicit market prices in Lebanon and reported fatalities during the first 19 months of the conflict in Syria.

iv Curbing Illicit Trafficking in Small Arms and Sensitive Technologies Page Part Two: Small Arms I. The Situation in Latin America Chapter 1: Interrelationship between Illicit Trafficking in Small Arms, Drug Trafficking, and Terrorist Groups. Project Gunrunner: Illicit Trafficking of Guns from the United States to Mexico Paperback – Octo by U.S.

Department of Justice (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $Author: U.S. Department of Justice. Possession for purpose of weapons trafficking (1) Every person commits an offence who possesses a prohibited firearm, a restricted firearm, a non-restricted firearm, a prohibited weapon, a restricted weapon, a prohibited device, any ammunition or any prohibited ammunition for the purpose of.

trafficking of arms, persons, drugs, and artefacts, and from the illicit trade in natural resources [ ], as well as from kidnapping for ransom and other crimes including extortion and bank.

Arms trafficking, also known as gunrunning, is broadly defined as the illicit trade of contraband small arms and ammunition, which constitutes part of a broad range of illegal activities often associated with transnational criminal illegal trade of small arms, unlike other organized crime commodities, is more closely associated with exercising power in communities instead of.

Impact on the illicit firearms market 65 Impact on market actors 69 Law enforcement and policy implications 71 7. Conclusions 77 References 83 Annex – Overview of international legal instruments and their applicability to illicit firearms trafficking on the dark web 95 Appendix A.

According to data from the Department of Justice's Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), 73, firearms (about 70 percent) seized in Mexico and traced from to originated in the United States. ATF data also show that these firearms were most often purchased in Southwest border states and that about half of them were long guns (rifles and shotguns).

firearms in illegal workshops also con-tribute to illicit proliferation. This Briefing Paper offers a series of insights into the scope and characteris-tics of illicit arms trafficking in West Africa and the Sahel, and also illustrates how it is connected to other forms of organized crime and illicit trafficking in the region.A groundbreaking investigation of how illicit commerce is changing the world by transforming economies, reshaping politics, and capturing this fascinating and comprehensive examination of the underside of globalization, Moises Naím illuminates the struggle between traffickers and the hamstrung bureaucracies trying to control s: The problem of illicit trafficking in firearms, ammunition and explosives is a local, regional and international concern.

Effective measures against it must involve a concerted effort by the relevant authorities at every level, and must cover all types of activities related to firearms smuggling and the procurement of ammunition.