Lock, Stock and Barrel: Jamaica takes on illicit arms and weapons

19 March 2024
Young students seated with masks on with their teacher on a bench reading books.
Caption: Youth have the most to risk and the most to gain with stronger legislations and socialization against the use of illicit firearms in Jamaica. This is why the Programme leverages their role as change-makers in communities to tackle rising crime rates.
Photo: © UN Jamaica/ SALIENT Programme

Written by

Jamaro Marville

Jamaro Marville

Programme Analyst

UN entities involved in this initiative

United Nations Resident Coordinator Office
United Nations Development Programme
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean
United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs

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