Campaigns

On this page you will find information and news about IANSA Campaigns. Scroll down for a calendar of upcoming events.

UN Small Arms Process

The Final Outcome Document of the Fourth Biennial Meeting of States (BMS) 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) is now available.

IANSA members from Latin American and the Caribbean met Ambassador Pablo Macedo, chair of the 2010 Biennial Meeting of States (BMS), in Mexico City on 26-27 April.

In Kinshasa (DR Congo) another regional pre-BMS meeting was attended by IANSA members and government officials from 10 Central African countries.

Disarm Domestic Violence

An International campaign for the Elimination of Violence against Women is under way.

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.

Nearly 60% of women murdered in Argentina from 1997 to 2010 were killed with a gun, according to IANSA member Asociación para Políticas Públicas (APP).

The Arms Trade Treaty

Summary report of the main points of the afternoon plenary session of the fifth and last day of the Arms Trade Treaty Preparatory Committee, 11-15 July 2011.

Summary report of the main points of the morning plenary session of the fifth and last day of the Arms Trade Treaty Preparatory Committee, 11-15 July 2011.

Amnesty International has compiled this short paper outlining key elements for implementation of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT)

Global Week of Action Against Gun Violence

In DR Congo, UCOPASUKI featured in an interview on Radio Okapi to talk about the importance of the Kinshasa Convention and national gun laws.

Transitions Foundation in Guatemala is using the Week of Action to promote their work for people who are disabled as a result of gun violence.

In Ecuador, IANSA member SERPAJ is organising a 4-day workshop on gun violence prevention at a school in San Lorenzo.

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