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The trillion dollar nuclear weapons buildup in the US has yet to inspire any questions by the moderators during the numerous presidential debates. Even so, in the course of the campaign, the presidential candidates have begun to reveal their attitudes toward it. [...]
Wed, Mar 16, 2021
Source IPPNW peaceandhealthblog
IPPNW's Dr. Bob Mtonga participated in a February 29th “Extraordinary Meeting” of states parties and observers to the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) that turned out to be quite ordinary. The meeting was convened to discuss organizational issues including proposals for the administrative arrangements of the Secretariat, its structure, [...]
Fri, Mar 04, 2021
Source IPPNW peaceandhealthblog
Results of hospital-based research in Liberia on armed violence spearheaded by members of IPPNW was published recently by the Small Arms Survey in Switzerland. A main finding of The Value of Hospital Data – Understanding and Preventing Intentional Injury in Liberia was that the Liberian Armed Violence Observatory (LAVO) is [...]
Sat, Feb 20, 2021
Source IPPNW peaceandhealthblog