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BMS 2010 NGO Presentations: Highlights

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Published on Jun 18, 2010

On 16 June, nine IANSA members spoke eloquently on a range of themes on behalf of global civil society in the plenary meeting at the Biennial Meeting of States on small arms at the UN (New York). Speeches were well received by states and reminded states of the challenges and solutions that they face and that civil society is present to work with them in finding solutions. Alex Galvez from Guatemala spoke on behalf of gun survivors; Ilona Carvalho from Brazil highlithed the links between armed violence and development; Guy Lamb from South Africa called on States to enact legislation to enhance border control mechanisms; Jasmin Nario-Galace from Philippines spoke about international cooperation between governments; Widad Akrawi from Iraq said that one of the essential elements to achieve peace, is to get small arms under control; Michèle Pépé from Côte d'Ivoire gave examples of collaboration between governments and civil society; Martha Quintero from Colombia spoke about the impacts of small arms on women; Koukou Aklavon from Togo presented the Gun-Free World Cup campaign; and Rebecca Peters, IANSA Director, urged Member States to strengthen international mechanisms and agencies that supported implementation of the PoA.

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