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Argentina’s National Programme: Surrender of Firearms

Argentina’s National Programme for the Voluntary Surrender of Firearms: Recognising a link between disarmament, health and the economy, Law No. 26.216 paved the way for a highly successful voluntary and anonymous firearm and ammunition buyback. Not only does the policy aim to reduce the number of firearms in circulation, it also promotes a culture of non-violence and peaceful conflict resolution as a primary objective following a collective campaign on the issue by civil society groups.

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