Featured publications

image slide
Synergies and Complementarities between the A TT, the ECOWAS Convention on SALW, the UNPoA and Other Related Instruments
image slide
UNREC and Its Partners' Contribution to the United nations integrated stragy for the Sahel
image slide
Technical Assistance to the Government of Mali in Controlling Small Arms and Light Weapons
image slide

Gender dimension of the arms trade treaty

A guide to parliamentary action in support of disarmament for security and sustainable development

Assessment Survey on Small Arms in the Sahel Region and Neighboring Countries


UNODA report on Programmes Financed From Voluntary Contributions 2019-2020

image slide

UNREC Disarmament Fact Sheet

image slide

Disarmament Education: United Nations Resources for Learning


Making Room for Improvement Gender Dimensions of the Life-cycle Management of Ammunition

Over $25,000,000 have been raised in voluntary contributions in the last 10 years to make this work possible. None of this work would have been possible without the strong support of Member States and other partners in the respective regions
Olatokunbo Ige


                                              EQUATORIAL GUINEA

Region   Middle Africa
UN membership date   12-Nov-68
Population (000, 2018)  1 314a
Surface area (km2)  28 052b
Capital city   Malabo
National currency  CFA Franc, BEAC (XAF)c

 Weapons of Mass Destruction

International Instruments
Entry into force 
CTBT: Comprehensive Nuclear-Test Ban Treaty  

Convention on Nuclear Safety  

Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material  24/12/2003

Environmental Modification Convention: Convention on the Prohibition of Military or any Other Hostile Use of Environmental Modification Techniques        

Biological Weapons Convention: Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on their Destruction
   16/01/1989 29/07/1992
Chemical Weapons Convention: Convention on the Prohibition of the Development,Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction 29/04/1997  14/01/1993  25/04/1997  
Nuclear Terrorism Convention: International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism  

1925 Geneva Protocol: Protocol for the Prohibition of the Use in War of Asphyxiating, Poisonous or Other Gases, and of Bacteriological Methods of Warfare       20/05/1989
Partial Test Ban Treaty: Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapons Tests in the Atmosphere, in Outer Space and Under Water        
Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons  

Sea-bed Treaty: Treaty on the Prohibition of the Emplacement of Nuclear Weapons and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction on the Sea-Bed and the Ocean Floorand in the Subsoil Thereof    04/06/1971    
Treaty relating to the Use of Submarines and Noxious Gases in Warfare  

Regional Instruments
Entry into force
 Treaty of Pelindaba: African Nuclear Weapon Free Zone Treaty      


Conventional weapons

International Instruments
Entry into force 
Arms Trade Treaty (ATT)        
Convention on Cluster Munitions  

CCW: Convention On Prohibitions Or Restrictions On The Use Of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May Be Deemed To Be Excessively Injurious Or To Have Indiscriminate Effects (With Protocols I, Ii And Iii)        
CCW Protocol II: Protocol on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Mines, BoobyTraps and Other Devices    

CCW Protocol V: Protocol on Explosive Remnants of War to the Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons which may be deemed to be Excessively Injurious or to have Indiscriminate Effects        
Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention: Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction 01/03/1999  16/09/1998    
Firearms Protocol: Protocol against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Their Parts and Components and Ammunition    

Treaty relating to the Use of Submarines and Noxious Gases in Warfare    

Regional Instruments
 Entry into force 


Kinshasa Convention: Central African Convention for the Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons, Their Ammunition and All Parts and Components that can be used for Their Manufacture, Repair and Assembly   29/04/2011    


Transparency InstrumentsMore Details
United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA) http://www.poa-iss.org/Poa13/CountryProfiles/CountryProfileInfo.aspx?CoI=61&pos=1000
International Tracing Instrument: International Instrument to Enable States to Identify and Trace, in a Timely and Reliable Manner, Illicit Small Arms and Light Weapons http://www.poa-iss.org/InternationalTracing/InternationalTraicingInfo.aspx?CoI=61&pos=1000
UN Register of Conventional Arms http://www.un-register.org/HeavyWeapons/Index.aspx

Military Expenditures Database http://www.un-arm.org/MilEx/CountryProfile.aspx?CountryId=61
UNSCR 1540- National Reports http://www.un.org/en/sc/1540/national-implementation/national-reports.shtml
UNSCR 1540- National Implementation Action Plans  

Statements First Committee UN General Assembly (Disarmament and International Security)

 Session  Statements
 68e Session(2013)  N/A
 69e Session (2014) http://statements.unmeetings.org/media2/4653942/equatorial-guinea-eccas.pdf
 70eSession(2015)  N/A
 71e Session(2016)  N/A
 72e Session(2017)  N/A
 73e Session(2018)  N/A

Newsletter Signup

Your mailing list:


() Mandatory fields



UNREC on Facebook