Mali: Inter-Parliamentary conference on small arms

Parliamentarians from West Africa together with experts and other governmental representatives participated in a conference on firearms held in Bamako (Mali) 25-26 February. The conference was centered on instruments for small arms control, the ECOWAS Convention on Small Arms and the work of National Commissions. Participants drafted action points that would enable parliamentarians to become more involved in arms control. The event was organised by UNREC, ECOWAS and the Parliamentary Forum on Small Arms. Read more here.