Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
United Nations. 1998. ‘Whether Significant Changes/Incidents Have Occurred in Your Country Recently.’ United Nations International Study on Firearm Regulation; Table 8.1, pp. 164-165. Vienna: UN Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Division. 1 August.
Table 8.1 - Whether Significant Changes/Incidents Have Occurred in Your Country Recently
- Changes regarding ownership
- Changes regarding possession
- Initiatives to prevent illegal dealings
- Initiatives to increase coordination
- Initiatives to promote awareness
- Recent incidents
- Proposals for legislative/administrative change
The hard-copy version of this study, with responses from 69 countries, was published by the UN in August, 1998. Its introduction noted: "the estimated total population of responding States for the [data] year 1995 is almost 4.2 billion people, which represents 74 per cent of the estimated world population of 5.7 billion people."
The 1999 updated dataset of this study includes responses from 78 UN member states, and can be downloaded from the UNCJIN Web site as a database file.
The initial Draft Study tabled at the UN Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, Sixth session in Vienna, 28 April-9 May 1997 as E/CN.15/1997/CRP.6, included survey responses from 49 UN member states.