Germany supports the SAS
Enlarge image 27.02.2017: Ambassador Biontino and Director "Small Arms Survey (SAS)“", Eric G. Berman. (© StV-SG)
On 27th February 2017 Ambassador Michael Biontino, Permanent Representative of Germany to the Conference on Disarmament, and the Director of Small Arms Survey, Mr. Eric G. Berman, signed an Agreement about granting of a voluntary contribution of 314.000 Euros financial support for the project “SAS Global SALW Partnership 2017” for the years 2017 and 2018.
The contribution, building on achievements of the previous grants, shall be used primarily for a continuation of bringing together under the Global Partnership framework activities and initiatives of governmental, regional or international actors in the areas of small arms and ammunition control as well as enlarging, improving and consolidating the knowledge base on illicit arms flow monitoring.