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Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement

The U.S. Department of State's Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement (PM/WRA) creates local, regional and international conditions conducive to peace, stability and prosperity by curbing the illicit proliferation of conventional weapons of war such as light automatic weapons and rocket propelled grenades, and removing and destroying others, such as persistent landmines and abandoned stocks of munitions, that remain and pose hazards after the cessation of armed conflict.
   

DTRA - Defense Threat Reduction Agency

DTRA is the U.S. Department of Defense's official Combat Support Agency for countering weapons of mass destruction. It addresses the entire spectrum of chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high yield explosive threats. DTRA's programs include basic science research and development, operational support to U.S. warfighters on the front line, and an in-house WMD think tank that aims to anticipate and mitigate future threats long before they have a chance to harm the United States and its allies.
   

International Trust Fund

Since its inception in 1998, ITF Enhancing Human Security (formerly known as International Trust Fund for Demining and Mine Victims Assistance 1998-2011) has been developing its mission while expanding the scope and geographic reach of its activities to reflect the changing human security environment. Initially devoted to fund-raising and management of mine action projects in South-eastern Europe, ITF has since gained the trust of the wider donor community and has become a world-renowned humanitarian organization. Building on its successes, ITF has expanded significantly, with operations now active in the southern Caucasus, Central Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. In recognition of the diminishing impact of landmines and unexploded ordnance, ITF is broadening its focus to address other critical security challenges, largely by supporting conventional weapons destruction, security sector reform, and disarmament, demobilization, and reintegration.
   

NSPA

The NATO Support Agency (NSPA) is NATO's Integrated Logistics and Services Provider Agency, combining the former NATO Maintenance and Supply Agency (NAMSA), the Central Europe Pipeline Management Agency (CEPMA) and the NATO Airlift Management Agency (NAMA). The NSPA is a fully customer-funded agency, operating on a "no profit - no loss" basis. It employs some 1,200 staff and is headquartered in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (Capellen), with operational centres in Luxembourg, France, Hungary and Italy. The NSPA is the executive body of the NATO Support Organisation (NSPO), of which all 28 NATO nations are members. Those nations are represented in the NSPO Agency Supervisory Board (ASB) which directs and controls the activities of the NSPA.The NSPA brings together in a single Organisation NATO's logistics and procurement support activities, providing integrated multinational support solutions for its stakeholders. Its creation falls within the framework of the new NATO approach to defence spending during austere times called Smart Defence of which Smart Support is a key element.
   

OSCE

The OSCE is the world's largest regional security organization whose 56 participating States span the geographical area from Vancouver to Vladivostok.
NATO Support Agency (NSPA)  

RACVIAC

RACVIAC - Centre for Security Cooperation is an international, independent, non-profit, regionally owned, academic organization, with the mission to foster dialogue and cooperation on security matters in South Eastern Europe through a partnership between the countries of the region and their international partners.
   

SEESAC

The South Eastern and Eastern Europe Clearinghouse for the Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons (SEESAC) has a mandate from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) to further support all international and national stakeholders by strengthening national and regional capacity to control and reduce the proliferation and misuse of small arms and light weapons, and thus contribute to enhanced stability, security and development in South Eastern and Eastern Europe.
   

Small Arms Survey

The Small Arms Survey is an independent research project located at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, Switzerland. It serves as the principal international source of public information on all aspects of small arms and armed violence and as a resource for governments, policy-makers, researchers, and activists. The project has an international staff with expertise in security studies, political science, international public policy, law, economics, development studies, conflict resolution, and sociology.
   

Swiss Implementation and Verification Unit