The 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) First Committee on Disarmament and International Security will take place from 3 October to 4 November 2022 in New York City.
IANSA and the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) will be coordinating civil society statements.
Building on the Silencing the Guns initiative, the AU declared the month of September: “Africa Amnesty Month”. During Africa Amnesty Month, African States are strongly encouraged to develop ways in which civilians who possess illicit weapons can voluntarily turn them in during this month-long period without fear of disclosure of their identity, humiliation, arrest or prosecution from the authorities.Read more...
IANSA’s theme for the 2022 Global Week of Action Against Gun Violence (GWoA) was “Let’s work together: strict gun controls are urgent!”
Have you had a look at our report on the 2022 Global Week of Action Against Gun Violence? Check it out now!