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Open-ended Working Group on Conventional Ammunition (2022)

Open-ended Working Group on Conventional Ammunition (2022)

On 24 December 2021, the General Assembly adopted resolution 76/233 establishing an Open-ended Working Group (OEWG) to elaborate a set of political commitments as a new global framework that will address existing gaps in through-life ammunition management.

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Global Week of Action Against Gun Violence (June 1-8, 2022)

Global Week of Action Against Gun Violence (June 1-8, 2022)

IANSA’s theme for the 2022 Global Week of Action Against Gun Violence (GWoA) is “Let’s work together: strict gun controls are urgent!” IANSA invites all of its members, supporters and anyone who wants to advocate and raise awareness on ending gun violence to participate in the campaign. The 2022 GWoA will take place from June 1 – 8.

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Eighth Biennial Meeting of States on the Programme of Action on Small Arms and Light Weapons (BMS8)

Eighth Biennial Meeting of States on the Programme of Action on Small Arms and Light Weapons (BMS8)

The Eighth Biennial Meeting of States (BMS8) to Consider the Implementation of the Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (PoA) will be convened at the United Nations in New York City from 27 June to 1 July 2022.

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Publications

A Closer Look at Domestic Violence and Firearms Legislation in Five Countries (February 14, 2022)

In many countries, gun ownership is viewed as a sign of strength and protection; however, it is well documented that a gun makes a home

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Publications

Reinvigorating Gender-Responsive Small Arms Control in the Wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Asia and the Pacific (March 2022)

This publication is a collaboration between the UN Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Asia and the Pacific and IANSA that focuses

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Ways to Address Hegemonic Masculinity and Gun Violence (February 14, 2022)

Masculinity and gun violence have a complex relationship which has been shaped systemically, culturally and politically and is deeply

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