UN Office for Disarmament statement in support of the Week of Action 2012

The UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, Angela Kane, has called on governments to work with civil society during the Global Week of Action against Gun Violence, 11-17 June 2012. In her endorsement of the WoA, Ms Kane highlighted the importance of small arms control in the global disarmament agenda. She commended IANSA members’ “relentless effort as ‘peace multipliers’ in keeping gun violence on the agenda of the international community.” The Statement by the High Representative for Disarmament Affairs is available here.