The United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Africa (UNREC) Organized in the framework of the PSSM Project in the Sahel Region, implemented by UNODA through UNREC,a workshop on experimental technologies in Physical Security and Stockpile in Bamako, from 22 to 26 January 2018. The purpose of the workshop was to establish a long-term roadmap on the use of new technologies to reduce the risk of diversion from Government stockpiles and storage sites.
The workshop brought together representatives from National Commissions on SALW, defense and security forces, and Information Technology experts from Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Madagascar,
Niger, Nigeria and Togo as well as representatives from Regional and International organizations and private sector companies.
The rich profile of participants allowed the workshop to discuss the new technologies that could be implemented by national authorities to enhance the management of stockpiles and secure their arms and ammunition storage sites.