Cette édition contient: les dernières nouvelles du bureau de New York, les détails sur la récente session du Comité préparatoire sur le commerce des armes et sur la Commission des Nations Unies de la condition de la femme ainsi que les événements à venir.
In Israel, a newly proposed ‘Security Services Law’ threatens an existing, though un-enforced, clause of the Firearms Law that restricts security guards from taking their guns home. If the proposed law were implemented it would automatically allow security guards to take their guns home whilst off-duty.
On 21 October, the World Council of Churches (WCC) hosted the seminar "United Nations Hearing on the Global Arms Trade Treaty" in New York.Participants heard testimonies from those particularly affected by armed violence and human rights abuses as a result of the proliferation of small arms. Antonio Rangel Bandeira of Viva Rio, an IANSA member in Brazil, spoke about the relationship between gun trafficking and high rates of gun-related deaths.
As part of the Week of Action, Women for Peace and Democracy Nepal (WPD-Nepal), RUWON Nepal and Raksha Nepal jointly organised an interactive discussion in Kathmandu with women leaders on the impact of small arms on women and girls.
In Argentina, Asociación para Políticas Públicas (APP) opened the Week of Action on 13 June with the launch of the campaign '#sumateydesarmate' ('Join and Disarm'), inviting members of the public to send in photos including the hash tag and spread the message in online forums.
IANSA is a global voluntary network of organisations working to stop gun violence - including policy organisations, gun control groups, women's groups, research institutes, aid agencies, faith groups, health workers, survivors, human rights and community action organisations. More