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Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) works locally, nationally, regionally and globally with civil society partners and with governments to remove the threat of weapons, to reduce the risks that provoke violence and conflict, to curb armed violence and to support the recovery of victims and survivors.

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Bond is the UK membership body for organisations working in international development or supporting those that do through funding, research, training and other services. Bond promotes the work of UK international development organisations, united by a common goal to eradicate global poverty.


The Institute for Economics and Peace is a non-profit think tank dedicated to shifting the world’s focus to peace as a positive, achievable, and tangible measure of human well-being and progress. The Institute publishes the Global Peace Index, the US Peace Index and the UK Peace Index.

Saferworld, an independent, international non-governmental organisation, works to increase human security, control the spread of small arms and prevent armed violence. Saferworld promotes the Arms Trade Treaty, a global initiative at the United Nations to curb the proliferation and misuse of weapons.

GRIP (Groupe de recherche et d'information sur la paix et la securite) is an independent francophone conflict prevention research centre in Brussels. GRIP studies security issues and the proliferation of small arms and light weapons, particularly in developing nations, and in Africa.

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Aiming for Prevention is the global public health campaign to prevent firearm violence of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW). Aiming for Prevention mobilises health professionals to document and reduce armed violence, educate stakeholders and advocate policy reform.

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ArmsNetAfrica, a project of the Institute for Security Studies in Tshwane, South Africa, is an information portal and knowledge exchange for coalitions, groups and individuals working to contain the proliferation of small arms and light weapons and to reduce armed violence in Africa.

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