Find Gun Policy Facts

Armed violence prevention, gun control laws and the small arms trade:

Gun Policy News

United Nations

17 January 2007

Inter Press Service

UNITED NATIONS — A proposal by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to downgrade the U.N.'s Department of Disarmament Affairs (DDA) — and possibly bring it under the umbrella of the Department of Political Affairs — has sparked a critical reaction from member states, peace activists and non-governmental organizations (NGOs). "This is the wrong move for Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to make and would be an inauspicious start to his term," warns John Burroughs, executive... (

Read More: Inter Press Service