RECSA has administered numerous training and capacity building workshops throughout the region.
Between 2003 and 2007, RECSA supported the destruction of 100,600 firearms.
As with ECOWAS and SADC, RECSA and the signatory states to the Nairobi Protocol have been highly reliant on external support to help develop their arms control and disarmament initiatives.
(34) Regional Centre on Small Arms and Light Weapons (RECSA), Best Practice Guidelines for the Implementation of the Nairobi Declaration and the Nairobi Protocol on Small Arms and Light Weapons (Nairobi: RECSA, 2005), 24-25.
So, Canadians have a lot to do with the Nairobi Declaration and the Regional Centre on Small Arms and Light Weapons in the Great Lakes Region and the Horn of Africa (RECSA
) that arose from the declaration.