SAS Podcast #11: Finding Pathways to Peace: Part 1
Systems and observatories for monitoring armed violence

30.07.2013  •  6 min 15 sec

On 26-28 June 2013 the Geneva Declaration on Armed Violence and Development, the Small Arms Survey, and the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform held an Expert Meeting on armed violence observatories and monitoring systems. In this two-part podcast, meeting participants talk about the purpose, the functions, and the challenges faced by armed violence monitoring systems worldwide. In Part 1, on why such systems are needed and the way they work, we hear from Geneva Declaration Project Coordinator Luigi De Martino, Small Arms Survey Programme Director Keith Krause, Somali Observatory of Conflict and Violence Prevention General Director Abdullahi Mohammed Odowa, and ISS Pretoria’s Crime and Justice Hub Manager Lizette Lancaster.