Health and the Global Arms Trade — Human Target

Posted on March 12, 2013



Social and Health Effects of the Global Arms Trade “Human Target”, an international congress on the issue of small arms will take place in Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany, from 30 May to 2 June 2013.

Organized by International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW)  in cooperation with the campaign AktionAufschrei – Stoppt den Waffenhandel!, activities will include lectures, panel discussions and workshops about the social and health effects of the use of small arms and the global arms trade, as well as about future activities and campaigns to stop arms exports. Hundreds of thousands of people each year are killed by small arms, with millions more injured and disabled.

The meeting will be opened by Dr. Bob Mtonga, IPPNW, Zambia—Co-President of IPPNW. On Friday 31 May 2013, Dr. Shahriar Khateri, IPPNW, Iran and Dr. Omolade Oladejo, IPPNW, Nigeria will present on how small arms production, trade and use affects health and development. Other international guests from Kenya, Nepal, Switzerland, India, Australia and the USA will share also their knowledge and know-how.

Flyer and Online registration.

See also: Armed Violence and Victim Assistance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Armed Violence and Victim Assistance, Arms Trade Treaty & Armed Violence, 

 

Armed Violence and Victim Assistance, Arms Trade Treaty & Armed Violence,

 

Armed Violence and Victim Assistance, Arms Trade Treaty & Armed Violence,

 

Armed Violence and Victim Assistance, Arms Trade Treaty & Armed Violence