Iraqi Organization for Rehabilitating Society and Environment, IANSA member in Karbala, Iraq distributed materials and organised several discussion sessions with university students, teachers and youth groups about the need to refuse gun violence and the dangers of small arms proliferation in communities. Participants declared their support for the Arms Trade Treaty and agreed on the importance of legislation to forbid the circulation of small arms. They called on decision-makers to work with civil society to stop gun violence.
In Iraq, students, teachers, civil society organisations and decision makers were brought together in a conference in Karbala, organised by the Iraqi Organisation for Rehabilitating Society and Environment.
Young members of the '4H' in Karballa,Iraq, enthusiastically participated in a workshop on Youth, human rights and peacebuilding on 20-21 March. The event was organised by the Iraqi Organization for Rehabilitating Society and Environment.
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