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NY: Photo Gallery of the 2008 BMS on Small Arms PDF Print E-mail
Written by DI Media Committee   
Friday, 08 August 2008
DI President Dr. Widad Akrawi at 2008 BMS
DI President Dr. Widad Akrawi at 2008 BMS

Defend International (DI) had been accredited to participate in the UN Third Biennial Meeting of States, in New York to consider the implementation of the Programme of Action to prevent, combat, and eradicate the illicit trade in small arms and light weapons in all its aspects, which was approved by Member States in 2001.

DI represents the voices and experiences of civil society in the MENA region.

 

DI Photo Gallery of the 2008 Third Biennial Meeting of States on Small Arms, 14-18 July 2008 at UN Headquarters in New York

 

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President of Defend International, Dr. Widad Akrawi, and Ms. Sarah Masters, international coordinator of IANSA Women's Network, surrounded by members of IANSA Women's Network, during the Biennial Meeting of States on Small Arms, 14-18 July 2008 at UN Headquarters. 

 

 

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This Norwegian National set symbolizes girls lost to gun violence worldwide. DI



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To honour and remember women victims of gun violence in Middle East and North Africa. DI

 

 

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2008 Biennial Meeting of States on Small Arms adopted draft report by recorded vote

 

 

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