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IANSA members marching against gun violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo during the Global Week of Action, May 2016.

Click on the photo above for full details of events that took place during the Week of Action, plus statements from the Chair of IANSA and the UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs.

This year’s Global Week of Action Against Gun Violence is scheduled for 1-8 May 2016.  

IANSA members at MGE2: 1-5 June 2015

New Resources

Four international organisations and networks - Amnesty International, the IANSA Women's Network, the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) and Religions for Peace - have united to support the inclusion of a gender criterion in the ATT. 

The dedicated United Nations website on the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) negotiations went live on 7 June: www.un.org/disarmament/ATT/. This website serves as the primary information platform regarding the historic United Nations Conference on the Arms Trade Treaty, which will take place in New York from 2 to 27 July.

Accreditation and registration for the Review Conference on the PoA are now open. The Aide Mémoire for NGOs is available below.

This special edition of the IANSA UN Bulletin features summaries from sessions and side events during the Fourth session of the ATT Preparatory Committee (13-17 February 2012) and the Preparatory Committee for the Second PoA Review Conference (19-23 March 2012).

Representatives of civil society spoke in the afternoon plenary session of the preparatory committee (PrepCom) for the 2012 Review Conference (RevCon) on 21 March 2012.