Activities 1. ADVOCACY Lobbying Government to Government to support the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) Lobbying relevant Ministries to institutionalize SALWs issues into national policies and by extension the budget. Advocate for improved administration and management of national stockpiles Lobby Government for the effective and efficient Implementation of the ECOWAS Convention, such as enacting the Arms and Ammunition Bill 2. INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION Popularization of the ECOWAS Convention through awareness raising and sensitization Introducing the Genève Convention on Armed Violence. Organise and sensitize communities on elections without guns/violence Develop posters, flyers, stickers, jingles for non violent elections. Update website School visits Multiply and disseminate information on SALW and all related issues to schools and Traditional Authorities. Organise and hold Press briefings and interviews. 3. CAPACITY BUILDING Institutional capacity building Training of Network members, media, Schools Teachers and other Patrons on SALW issues, and the introduction of Civil Peace Services. Setting-up Regional Networks within the country and strengthening the capacity of Members. Support office space and resource centre, the purchase of computers with accessories; photocopier (optional) communication (telephone, internet, website, newspapers, ); utilities(electricity, water, fuel) THE NOTICE BOARD Activities of 2011 School Debate on Human Rights, Human Security and development in twenty-nine schools of six Districts – Kenema and kono in the East; Bo and Pujehun in the South; Makeni in the North and Freetown Urban in the West. Regional Consultations with Traditional Leaders, Elders and security Agencies. Popularizing the ECOWAS Convention through Awareness Raising Awareness Raising on the status of the ATT. Disarmiing Domestic Violence Campaign Global Week of Action against gun violence Supporting the Cluster Munition Campaign. Promoting governance and human security in Border Communities within the MRU. Collaboration with Office of National Security (ONS), National Commission on Small Arms control Activities for 2012 Sensitization workshop on SALW and Gender Based Violence Dialogue with specialized Committees of Parliament Consultation with Traditional leaders in Kenema, Kono, Pujehun, Bo and Kambia Districts Production of materials for advocacy and use at BMS and other international meetings Specialized Radio/TV panel discussions Small Arms/security dialogue – Open Forums involving security personnel and civil society Awareness raising on the ECOWAS Convention and Arms Trade Treaty – Week of Action/Convention Day Monitor Newspapers, Magazines and Websites Baseline Survey on Armed violence. Campaign and observation of non violent Election. Youth In Governance/elections Trainings on voter education Engage with Traditional Leaders and security Agencies on non violent elections.