The UN University wants to be anarchy

by | Nov 9, 2009

The United Nations University Office in New York sends us an invite:

The United Nations University Office at the UN, New York(UNU-ONY) is organizing a panel discussion entitled “Sexed Pistols: The Gendered Impacts of Small Arms and Light Weapons”. Every day, small arms and light weapons (SALW) kill and maim, wound and threaten millions of adults and children. The impacts of these weapons can be vastly different for women and men, girls and boys. A careful consideration of gender and age is rare in the formulation of small arms policy, of planning small arms collection or control, or even in small arms research.

We look forward to forthcoming UNU events including “I am the Anti-Christ: Secular Movements in Conflict Scenarios”; “I Wanna Destroy: The Dynamics of Violence in Small Wars”; and “Who Killed Bambi? Analyzing Threats to Fauna in Civil Wars”…


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    <strong><a href="">Richard Gowan</a></strong> coordinates the International Security Institutions program at the <a href="">Center on International Cooperation</a>, New York University. He is also the UN Policy Fellow at the <a href="">European Council on Foreign Relations</a> and an associate of the <a href="">Foreign Policy Center</a> (London).