Macedonia: CIVIL Drawing competition against gun violence

In Macedonia, the winners of a children’s drawing competition launched during the Global Week of Action against gun violence were announced on 21 October. IANSA member CIVIL initiated the project with support from OSCE and the Macedonian Ministry of the Interior. Almost 3,000 drawings were entered into the competition. Xhabir M. Deralla, director of CIVIL, praised children’s creativity in expressing their feelings about gun violence. As part of the project, more than 400 teachers and many police officers attended trainings on the prevention of gun violence. The winning drawings will be used to design posters, flyers, badges and a calendar. More