New publication on small arms and armed violence reduction

small-arms-big-picture-coverAhead of the UN General Assembly First Committee, Reaching Critical Will and Instituto Sou da Paz have published a briefing paper examining the relationship between small arms and armed violence reduction.

Effectively mainstreaming small arms issues into development, human rights, crime prevention, and peace and security agendas is a challenging - but necessary - undertaking. This briefing paper draws from Instituto Sou da Paz’s recent think piece What Next? Thoughts for Global Civil Society Working on Arms Control and Armed Violence Reduction.