Tag Archives: Control Arms

Pace University Hosts Conference on Crisis Advocacy

Humanitarian Disarmament Campaigners Consider Challenges of Conflicts in Syria, Yemen, South Sudan, Israel/Palestine and Ukraine   Almost 100 aid workers, activists, academics and advocates from around the world met at Pace University 17 to 18 October for the Fourth Annual … Continue reading

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Pace at the United Nations General Assembly

Faculty, Students and Alumni Involved in UN Committee on International Security and Disarmament As member states deliberate on international security and disarmament issues this month in the UN General Assembly First Committee, it has become increasing clear that Pace University … Continue reading

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Nobel Peace Laureate Jody Williams Gives Address on Gender and Disarmament at Pace University

Disarmament and Arms Control Campaigners Challenged to Take Gender Seriously Activists working on disarmament and arms control need to challenge the belief that violence is inevitable – especially violence by men –and resist the subtle attempts by powerful organizations and … Continue reading

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The Role of Pace Model UN Students in Advocacy at the Arms Trade Treaty Negotiations

“Arms control and disarmament are urgently imperative…the heart of the most vital challenge to the international order.” — Benjamin B. Ferencz, prosecutor at the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials and former Pace University adjunct professor of international law. As the Arms … Continue reading

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Model UN Students Meet Djimon Hounsou, Campaign for ‘Bulletproof’ Arms Trade Treaty

Students involved in Pace University New York City’s  Model United Nations program have played an important role as interns and volunteers in the global campaign to develop stricter controls on the international arms trade, currently less regulated than the market in bananas. This … Continue reading

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Model UN Students’ Arms Trade Treaty Advocacy Makes Front Page of Pace Press

In addition to participating in simulations of global policymaking, numerous students in Pace University’s New York City Model United Nations program have been interning and volunteering with Control Arms, an advocacy coalition calling for a ‘bulletproof’ Arms Trade Treaty (ATT). Model … Continue reading

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Pace University Model UN Students Connect with the Global Policymaking Community in New York City

Leveraging its convenient location just two express subway stops from the United Nations complex on the East River, Pace University’s New York City Model UN program has engaged in several efforts this semester to connect its students to global policymaking … Continue reading

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