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Author Gasparini Alves, Péricles, 1959- author.

Title Illicit trafficking in firearms : prevention and combat in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil / Péricles Gasparini Alves.

Published New York : United Nations ; Geneva, Switzerland : United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research, 2000.
[Buffalo, New York] : William S. Hein & Co., [2011]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (vii, 55 pages) : illustrations, maps.
monochrome rdacc
Series HeinOnline United Nations law collection.
United Nations law collection.
Notes "UNIDIR/2001/17."
"United Nations publication sales no. GV.E.01.0.2"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction -- Illicit firearms in Rio de Janeiro -- The new Brazilian drive against illicit trafficking -- The subregional and regional dimensions of the fight against illicit trafficking -- Essential additional measures to curb illicit trafficking in firearms -- Final reflections.
Summary 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. This report examines the problem of the illicit trafficking of small arms in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in all its aspects and the various efforts made to address it.--Publisher's description.
Notes Description based on HeinOnline index screen, viewed June 9, 2011.
Other author United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research.
Subject Gun control -- Brazil -- Rio de Janeiro.
Illegal arms transfers -- Brazil -- Rio de Janeiro -- Prevention.
Firearms -- Law and legislation -- Brazil -- Rio de Janeiro.
Electronic books.
Variant Title Second subtitle on cover: National, regional, and global issue.