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Flame of Hope

Flame of Hope


International Consulation on West Africa's Moratorium on Small Arms
Geneva, May 5th, 1999

Henri Dunant Center
Norwegian Initiative on Small Arms Transfers

Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4

Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Annexes

 

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Chapter Overview

1. The Flame of Hope
By Mr. Martin Griffiths and Mr. Jan Egeland

2. Background
By Dr. Sverre Lodgaard

3. Welcoming Remarks
The Humanitarian Consequences of Small Arms Proliferation
By Judge Abdul G. Koroma

4. The Nature and Potential of the Moratorium
La Lutte pour la promotion de la paix et contre la prolifération des armes légères en Afrique de l'Ouest
S. E. Alpha Oumar Konaré, Président de la République du Mali

(The Quest to Promote Peace and Limit the Proliferation of
Arms in West Africa
By H.E. President Alpha Oumar Konaré)

Le rôle présent et futur de la CEDEAO dans la mise en oeuvre du Moratoire
M. Lansana Kouyate, Secrétaire exécutif de la CEDEAO

(The Present and Future Role of ECOWAS in the
Effective Implementation of the Moratorium
By Mr. Lansana Kouyate)

The Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and
the Proliferation of Small Arms
By Dr. Astrid N. Heiberg

General Discussion

5. Making the Moratorium a Reality
The Wassenaar Arrangement and West Africa’s Moratorium
By Ambassador Staffan Sohlman

The Regional Implementation Mechanism for the West African
Moratorium: PCASED38
By Mr. Ivor Richard Fung

The Role of Civil Society in Promoting the Moratorium
By Rev. Dr. Samuel Kobia

General Discussion: Implementation

International Support for the West African Moratorium
By Ambassador Bjørn Skogmo

L'aapui international au Moratoire des Etats d'Afrique de l'Ouest
By Ambassadeur Raimund Kunz

(International Support for the West African Moratorium
By Ambassadeur Raimund Kunz)

General Discussion: Looking to the Future

6. Summary by the Chairman
By Mr. Jan Egeland

Annexes
Programme
Lists of Participants