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Press Conference by the Swiss Mission
Date: 2 July 2013
11:30 - 12:15
Organization: UNOG
Location: Room III
Subject: Launch of the Small Arms Survey 2013: Everyday Dangers



Launch of the Small Arms Survey 2013: Everyday Dangers, which explores the many faces of armed violence outside the context of armed conflict. It covers the dynamics and effects of gun violence in the home and on the street, including the use of firearms in intimate partner violence, the evolution of gangs in Nicaragua, Italian organized crime groups, and trends in armed violence in South Africa, as well as discussions of the authorized and illicit trade in small arms, light weapons, and their ammunition.
  • Ambassador Urs Schmid, Permanent Representative of Switzerland to the Conference on Disarmament
  • Anna Alvazzi del Frate, Research Director, Small Arms Survey
  • Glenn McDonald, Senior Researcher, Small Arms Survey


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