Ecuador: Ratification of Inter-American Convention on Firearms

Action type
General Secretariat of the Organization of American States
23 June 1999
Designation of Central Authority (March 1, 2005)
On March 1, 2005, Ecuador appointed the National Authority in charge of the bestowal of arms authorizations or licenses:
Coronel Patricio Ochoa
Director of the Departamento de Control de Armas del Comando Conjunto de las Fuerzas Armadas
Primera División del Ejército “Shyris”
Address: Avenida Pedro Vicente Maldonado, Barrio San Bartolo, Quito, Ecuador
Telefax: 011 5932 268 5013
On July 13, 2012, Ecuador  informed on the designation of the "Sr. Contralmirante Gustavo Páez Guamán - Director de Logística y el Sr. Coronel Washington Buñay Guevara - Jefe del Departamento de Control de Armas del Comando Conjunto de las Fuerzas Armadas" as the Central Authority for the purpose of the Inter-American Convention Against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Ammunition, Explosives, and Other Related Materials.
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