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Guns in Mexico and Central America: Regional strategies to stop the flow and use of firearms in Mesoamerica
Mexico and the Northern Triangle of Central America suffer from extremely high levels of gun homicides and other gun violence. What are the mechanisms and impacts of this gun violence, and what policies and actions can people in the region take to confront it? In this webinar, expert journalists and researchers discuss the gun market and its human impacts, and propose policies and strategies to stem gun violence in Mexico, Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala.

México y el Triángulo Norte de Centroamérica sufren de altísimos niveles de homicidios y otra violencia cometida con armas de fuego. ¿Cuáles son los mecanismos e impactos de esta violencia con armas? ¿Y qué políticas y acciones se pueden tomar en la región para enfrentar este flagelo? En este webinar, periodistas e investigadoras exponen del mercado de armas, su impacto humano, y proponen políticas y estrategias para frenar la violencia de armas de fuego México, Honduras, El Salvador y Guatemala.

Presentations will be in Spanish, with simultaneous interpretation into English. It will also be transmitted on Facebook Live.

Speakers / Panelistas:
Montserrat Martínez, Research Coordinator/ Coordinadora de Investigación, 24-0 (México)
Dr. Arturo Cervantes, Universidad Anahuac (Mexico)
Mark Ungar, Brooklyn College
Suchit Chávez, Salvadoran journalist / periodista salvadoreña
Natalia Báez Zamudio, Mexican Commission for the Defense and Promotion of Human Rights / Comisión Mexicana por la Defensa y Promoción de Derechos Humanos
Moderator / Moderadora: Suhayla Bazbaz, Inovación Social (México)

Auspiciado por / Sponsored by: Global Exchange; 24-0; Forum on the Arms Trade; Stop US Arms to Mexico; Universidad Anahuac; Medical College of Wisconsin; John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York.

May 28, 2020 10:00 AM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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