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The problem of small arms proliferation is multidimensional– that is why such a broad array of organisations around the world are so concerned about it. On this page you will find the latest news and resources on some of the hot topics for groups working against small arms and light weapons.

Últimas noticias

Regional Cooperation

The European Union has granted 500,000 Euro to the Regional Centre on Small Arms in Eastern Africa (RECSA) 

Security sector reform

A Resolution has been passed at the UN that establishes an open-ended intergovernmental working group to focus on the regulation of private military and security companies. 

UN Small Arms Process

The Omnibus Resolution on ‘The illicit trade in small arms and light weapons in all its aspects’ was adopted after some controversy by the UN First Committee on disarmament on 29 October. 

Weapons collection and destruction

1,800 guns were destroyed at National Police Headquarters in Panama City on 27 October.

Weapons collection and destruction

30,081 pieces of M-16A1 automatic rifles were destroyed in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) from 15 September to 15 October. 

Latest resources

International trade controls

Gracias a Orlidy Inoa, activista a favor del desarme e investigadora sobre temas de seguridad y control de armas y mujer de IANSA de la Republica Dominicana por compartir este articulo

Women, gender and guns
El primer boletín de 2012, “Género, Paz y Seguridad” del Instituto de Investigación de Paz de Oslo (PRIO) contiene una reseña del nuevo libro del investigador y Director encargado de PRIO, Inger Skjelsbæk, titulado “La Sicología Política de la Violación en la Guerra: estudios de Bosnia y Herzegovina”.
Women, gender and guns

Nos alegra compartir con ustedes un recurso nuevo con relación al Comité Preparatorio del Programa de Acción sobre armas pequeñas y ligeras (PoA PrepCom) el 19-23 de marzo.

Armed violence and development

A pesar de la firma de los Acuerdos de Paz en 2006 , la violencia política, económica y social sigue en Nepal, según el Small Arms Survey.

Survivors

Cate Buchanan del proyecto “Sobreviviendo la Violencia Armada” liderará un “webinar” a las 10h (hora del Reino Unido) el 15 marzo.