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United Nations General Assembly First Committee: Disarmament and International Security 2022

United Nations General Assembly First Committee: Disarmament and International Security 2022

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.

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Africa Amnesty Month (September)

Africa Amnesty Month (September)

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.

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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) 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!

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Publications

Strength in Diversity: Amplifying the Voices of Women Campaigners Against Gun Violence (May 2022)

This paper draws on personal insight and experience from a range of women members of IANSA working to prevent and end gun violence in The

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Children shooting children (June 2022)

This paper aims to explain how small arms and light weapons (SALW) proliferation leads to extreme violence by children using guns against

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Civil society participation in firearms collection and destruction in non-conflict scenarios (June 2022)

Globally, in 2018, 610 victims were killed every day (223,000/year) because of violence committed with firearms in conflict and

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