The Network has sponsored a series of webinars in English and Spanish.
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July 9, 2020

After tragic mass shooting incidents, military-style assault weapons have been banned in Australia, New Zealand, and Canada, but not yet in the United States. Our weak gun laws are killing our neighbors in Mexico and in other nations. Hosted by Newtown Action Alliance

Dr Stephen Hargarten, Global Health Medical College of Wisconsin
Kyleanne Hunter, Brady United
Eugenio Weigend, Center for American Progress
Philip Alpers, Sydney School of Public Health
Eve Levenson, March For Our Lives
Manuel Oliver, Change the Ref
Po Murray, moderator, Newtown Action Alliance

Dr. Rodrigo Guerrero, former Mayor of Cali, Colombia 
Roseanna Ander, University of Chicago Crime Lab 
Ciera Walker, Live Free Chicago 
Dr. Rodrigo Canales, Yale School of Management 
Vaughn Crandall, California Partnership for Safe Communities 
Jeremy Biddle, moderator, MetroPEACE

Hosted by the Consortium of Universities for Global Health

July 16, 2020, 1:00-2:00 pm EDT

The burden of gun violence in the Americas is largely concentrated in cities. The relatively free flow and easy access to firearms in the hemisphere, both legal and illegal, is a clear common denominator. Ultimately, regulating and reducing the arms trade holds promise to save countless lives. Yet, the work of saving lives cannot wait for laws and policies to change. Experts discuss how cities and affected communities are leading the way as innovators and practitioners in preventing gun violence.

Panelists:
Giada Greco, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
Estefanía Vela Barba, Intersecta, Organización para la Igualdad A.C.
Ana Yancy Espinoza, Fundación Arias para la Paz y el Progreso Humano
Cecilia Farfán-Méndez, Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies
Rukmani Bhatia (Moderator), Center for American Progress

June 25, 2020 

Often under-examined is how the flow U.S. guns affect violence against women in Mexico and Central America. Experts discuss how women in these countries face unique risks and challenges related to gun violence, while also identifying policies and actions to address them.

Hosted by the Center for American Progress.

Panelists:
Matt Schroeder, Small Arms Survey
Kristin Rand, Violence Policy Center
William F. Kullman, retired agent from Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms
Rachel Stohl, moderator, Stimson Center

May 14, 2020 

Illicit trafficking in conventional weapons is a global phenomenon that has an outsized impact on security and stability in countries around the world. Often, these weapons are diverted from legal markets into illicit networks to malicious ends. The Stimson Center hosted a discussion on the mechanics and challenges of illicit arms trafficking with a focus on Mexico and Central America.

Panelists:
Eugenio Weigend, Center for American Progress
Laura Carlsen, Americas Program
John Lindsay-Poland, Stop US Arms to Mexico

Panelistas:
Montserrat Martínez, Coordinadora de Investigación, 24-0 (México)
Mark Ungar, Brooklyn College
Suchit Chávez, periodista salvadoreña
Natalia Báez Zamudio, Comisión Mexicana por la Defensa y Promoción de Derechos Humanos Moderadora: Suhayla Bazbaz, Inovación Social (México)

28 de mayo de 2020 

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.

March 24, 2020 

This 60-minute webinar on March 24, 2020 features presentations by Dr. Stephen Hargarten, Natalia Báez, and John Lindsay-Poland on gun violence in Mexico.