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IANSA members at MGE2: 1-5 June 2015

2 June 2015 is National Gun Violence Awareness Day! Click on the image to join the campaign.

 

Global Week of Action Against Gun Violence 2015

This year’s Global Week of Action Against Gun Violence is scheduled for 11-18 May 2015.  

New Resources

 

IANSA welcomes our new UN Liaison Officer, Rose Welsch. She takes over from Michele Poliacof, whom we thank for her years of dedicated service, and for agreeing to continue sharing her wisdom and advice with us. Rose will be responsible for coordinating civil society participation in the Sixth Biennial Meeting of States on Small Arms (BMS6), to be held at UN Headquarters in New York 6-10 June 2016.

IANSA member, Indian Institute for Peace, Disarmament & Environmental Protection, with the support and guidance from Parliamentary Forum on Small Arms & Light Weapons arranged a seminar on "Illegal Trade of Small Arms: Effects on Society - Role of Parliamentarians" on 9th April 2014 in Hyderabad, South India.

This is important information for NGOs on the second Open-ended Meeting of Governmental Experts of the Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat, and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons and All Its Aspects.

Please find attached a link for the Aide Memoire for Non-Governmental Organizations for MGE2 in June 2015.

The Permanent Mission of Australia to the United Nations in association with International Action Network on Small Arms Women’s Network (WNK), Global Alliance on Armed Violence (GAAV), and the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) invite you to attend the side event 'Linking the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) and Arms Control Agendas' on Thursday 12 March 2015, from 11.30am to 12.45pm at Australian Mission to the United Nations in New York.
 
Please read flyer attached for more information.

Baffour Amoa addressed the UN First Committee on 28 October 2014 on behalf of IANSA.