IANSA woman gives special briefing to UN missions

On 13 September 2011, the IANSA Women’s Network participated in a Special Briefing for Missions of UN Member States preparing for the First Committee of the UN General Assembly: Disarmament and International Security. The Briefing was jointly organised by UNITAR and the Permanent Missions of Egypt and Indonesia. Speakers included H.E. Mr Jarmo Viinanen, Permanent Representative of Finland to the United Nations, Chairperson of the First Committee; and Mr Daniel Prins, Chief of Conventional Arms Branch, UNODA. IANSA woman Jacqueline Ogega of Religions for Peace provided a thorough introduction on gender and small arms on behalf of the network.