ArmsTracker fills the most common gaps in national arms and ammunition control systems by enabling simple, accurate record-keeping and enforcement of weapon laws in local languages. Available only to relevant government agencies in Official Development Assistance (ODA) eligible countries, this simple but powerful software digitises arms and ammunition record-keeping and can improve import, export, transfer and brokering controls; owner licensing and firearm registration; stockpile management and seizure capacity.
ArmsTracker enables tracing, reporting, identification, and interagency cooperation. It helps countries to reduce gun-related crime, trafficking, injury and death, reduce the risk of armed conflict and to comply with international arms control treaties and agreements.
Each installation is tailor-made for the relevant government agency to enforce national and regional laws and to complement existing systems. Consultation, customisation and installation is followed by user and stakeholder training and on-going engagement. ArmsTracker continues to be upgraded and optimised, and each update benefits all users.
ArmsTracker evolves and improves as each new government agency installs its own customised version, so far across Africa and the Pacific. Join the ArmsTracker Community to take advantage of International Assistance donors, and to fund an upgrade of your national or regional arms control system.
people are killed directly in armed violence each year, according to the Global Burden of Armed Violence. Many more are killed indirectly as a result of armed conflict.
of the world’s population do not feel safe walking alone where they live, according to the Gallup World Poll. Fear of armed violence is high in many countries, and reducing this is a target of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
of the world’s poorest will be living in fragile, conflict and violence-affected countries by 2030 if no action is taken, according to the OECD. Action must include effective arms control.
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