The report summarizes the findings of a research conducted on questions relating to small arms and light weapons in Bulgaria from July to November 2004 by the CSD, and London-based Saferworld. It sets out the findings of a comprehensive assessment of:
1) the distribution of SALW in Bulgaria;
2) the impacts of SALW on individuals, communities and the state;
3) public perceptions of SALW and security; and
4) the capacity of the state to control the proliferation and misuse of SALW.