Webinar series on gender and small arms control for Cambodian officials

Start Date: Jul 8 2021
End Date: Jul 20 2021
Location: online via zoom
Meeting Hosted By: UNRCPD

As part of a global project in support of gender mainstreamed policies, programmes and actions in the fight against small arms trafficking and misuse, in line with the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda, with funding from the European Union, the United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Asia and the Pacific (UNRCPD) organized the “Webinar Series on Gender and Small Arms Control” targeting government officials from Cambodia. The event was held as a series of webinars hosted digitally on 8, 9, 19 and 20 July 2021, respectively.

The Webinar Series convened officials from the National Committee Against Torture, the National Committee for Counter-Trafficking, the General Commissariat of National Police – Department of Firearms and Explosive Management, the General Department of Prison, and the Senior Officials Meeting on Transactional Crime of the ASEAN, as well as experts from UN Women, UNODC, UNDP-SEESAC, the Small Arms Survey and the Mines Advisory Group.

The Webinar Series aimed to strengthen the capacity of national authorities and key stakeholders for integrating gender-relevant considerations into relevant plans, policy and legislative frameworks, including on the collection and analysis of sex- and age-disaggregated data and to promote the meaningful participation and representation of women in this field.

The Webinar Series also promoted linkages with converging agendas, such as the  2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Women, Peace and Security Agenda.

For further information, please contact Ida Scarpino, Regional Project Coordinator – Gender & Small Arms and Light Weapons, at the United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Asia and the Pacific, via e-mail at ida.scarpino@un.org.