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United Nations

18 December 2008

En la mira / Latin American Small Arms Watch (Brazil), Newsletter

The calm atmosphere of the First Committee of the UN General Assembly can seem much distance away from the slums of Brazil or the refugee camps in East Africa. This is misleading — since guns cross borders easily, global coordinated action is an essential part of the solution. Campaigners against armed violence had high expectations for the 2008 First Committee, which met during October in New York. All UN Member States participate in this Committee, which addresses... (

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