International Institute for Communication and Development (IICD
Over the next decade, as the 1998 Good Friday Agreement was being implemented, the IICD
worked with the Provisional Irish Republican Army, Loyalist Volunteer Force, Ulster Volunteer Force, Ulster Defense Association and other paramilitary organizations in Northern Ireland to verify that their weapons--including rifles, machine guns, explosives and missiles--were destroyed.
Despite the IRA statement and assurances from the IICD
, there were concerns that the IRA would retain enough weapons to be capable of causing massive damage.
one can also find the kind of information that IICD
produces for its website in larger organizations like the UN agencies, national aid agencies, foundations, and organizations like the World Bank.
The National Information Clearing House (NICH) project was proposed and implemented by the Ghanaian Ministry of Communication at the International Institute for Communication and Development ICT roundtable conference jointly organized by the Information Society of Ghana (ISOG) and the International Institute for Communication and Development (IICD
) in May 1998 (Ghana NICH, 2000; IICD
Republican sources claim the decommissioning happened in recent weeks and was witnessed by the Independent International Commission on Decommissioning (IICD
), the body which overseas the scrapping of paramilitary weapons.
The Independent International Commission on Decommissioning (IICD
) confirmed in September 2005 that the IRA had effectively put its weapons "beyond use." A series of reports by the International Monitoring Commission also noted significant progress by the IRA in its move away from criminality.
The disarmament actions were overseen by the Independent International Commission on Decommissioning (IICD
), led by General John de Chastelain.