Civil Society addresses the UN

Civil society organizations addressed First Committee on 25 October. Michele Poliacof of IANSA highlighted the contributions and continued commitment of IANSA members to strengthen the PoA. Anna MacDonald of Oxfam International spoke for the Control Arms Coalition on the need for a strong Arms Trade Treaty that focuses on human security. Jacqueline Ogega of Religions for Peace emphasized the necessity of small arms control for a successful implementation of UN SC resolution 1325 on women, peace and security. Eduarda Hamann spoke on armed violence and development on behalf of the Quaker UN Office in Geneva. More statements