Side events

Overview of events organized by Member States, international and regional organizations, or non-governmental organizations in the margins of the MGE. Participation is open to all who have UN grounds access.

 
 
     

Monday 9 May

1.15-2.30
Conf. Room 1

“Draft International Standards on Marking, Record-keeping and Tracing of Small Arms and Light Weapons”, organized by the International Small Arms
Control Standards (ISACS)

ISACS contact: Mr. Patrick Mc Carthy, coordinator@un-casa-isacs.org



 
1.15-2.45
The Permanent Mission of Germany to
the United Nations
871 UN Plaza

“Applying the Mark: A meeting on the practicalities of marking firearms and ammunition”, co-organized by the Permanent Mission of the Federal Republic of Germany to the United Nations and Small Arms Survey

Mission contact: Ms. Muriel Baum, pol-s5-vn@newy.auswaertiges-amt.de

     
 Tuesday 10 May 1.15-2.30
Conf. Room 1

“The Programme of Action and Opportunities”, organized by the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR)

UNIDIR contact : Mr. Tae Takahashi, ttakahashi@unog.ch

  1.15-2:30
Conf. Room A

"Why Traces Fail - Case studies in the challenges involved in issuing and responding to tracing requests" , co-organized by the Permanent Missions of the United States and New Zealand to the United Nations and Interpol

Contacts:  Mr Bill Kullman, US Department of Justice, (William.F.Kullman@usdoj.gov);
Mr Anthony Simpson, New Zealand, (Anthony.Simpson@mfat.govt.nz);
Ms. Kim Marcus, Interpol, (K.Marcus@interpol.int)

     
Wednesday 11 May 1.15-2.30
Conf. Room 1

 “Tracing conflict ammunition: viability and challenges”, co-organized by the Permanent Missions of Norway and Germany to the United Nations and the Geneva Forum

Norway Mission contact: Ms. Ingjerd Jensen, Ingjerd.Jensen@mfa.no

 

1:15-2:30
Conf. Room 6

“Implementing firearm marking and recordkeeping in Southern Africa:
a partnership between police, civil society and the private sector”, organized by Institute for Security Studies (ISS)

ISS contact: Mr. Guy Lamb, glamb@issafrica.org

     
 Thursday 12 May 1.15-2.30
Conf. Room 1

Survivors of Gun Violence: Strengthening the UN Programme of Action”,
co-organized by International Action Network on Small Arms (IANSA) and the Permanent Mission of Luxembourg to the United Nations

Mission contact: Ms. Magali Guerbi, Magali.Guerbi@mae.etat.lu

  1.15-2.30
Conf. Room A

"Establishment and maintenance of effective national record-keeping systems for small arms and light weapons", organized by the Permanent Mission of Australia to the United Nations

Mission contact: Ms. Sarah de Zoeten, Sarah.dezoeten@dfat.gov.au

     
 Friday 13 May 1.15-2.30
Conf. Room A
“Measurability and Implementation – Country-by-country comparisons of marking, tracing, record-keeping and other norms” co-organized by Gun Policy and the Permanent Missions of Australia and New Zealand to the United Nations

Contacts: Mr. Philip Alpers (alpers@gunpolicy.org); Ms. Sarah de Zoeten
(Sarah.dezoeten@dfat.gov.au); Mr. Anthony Simpson (Anthony.simpson@mfat.govt.nz)

 

   
 
This calendar only indicates events taking place in conjunction with the MGE, which are reported to UNODA. Please confirm the details with the organizers. As of 2 May 2011
 
 
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