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IPPNW Small Arms Congress “Human Target” 30.5.-2.6.2013, Germany


IPPNW will organize an International Congress on Social and Health Effects of the Global Arms Trade in Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany during May 30th – June 2nd, 2013.


Congress topics include:

– Introduction to the small arms issue

– Effects on health and development of small arms production, sale and use

– Economic root causes and impact of the global arms trade
– Heckler & Koch
– Ethical dimensions of small arms production, trade and use
– Psychological dimensions of small arms production and use
– Conversion – political parameters for alternatives to arms production
– Problem-solving approaches and action: prospects on an international, regional and national level


The official Congress programme, online registration and other relevant information can be found on the following webpage: