Cindy Ebbs

Senior Policy Advisor
Acting Co-Director 
New York, USA

Raluca Muresan

Program Manager
Acting Co-Director 
New York, USA

Aaron Lainé

Policy and Government Liaison Officer
Geneva, Switzerland

Carina Solmirano

ATT Monitor Coordinator
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Katherine Young

ATT Monitor Senior Researcher
New York, USA

The Control Arms Interim Board is comprised of:

  • Ivan Marques (Chairperson), Independent arms control expert and former Executive Director of Sou da Paz, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Michael Beer, Executive Director of Nonviolence International, Washington DC, USA
  • Maria Pia Devoto, Director of Association Para Politicas Publicas, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Ben Donaldson, Head of Campaigns at United Nations Association – UK, London, UK
  • Geoffrey Duke, Head of the Secretariat for the South Sudan Action Network on Small Arms, Juba, South Sudan 
  • Roy Isbister, Head of Arms Unit at Saferworld, London, UK 
  • Tamjid Rahman, Chief Executive Officer at Changemaker Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh

The Control Arms Interim Board, established in November 2019, includes members of the previous Control Arms Board as well as new members chosen by Control Arms coalition members from each of the world’s regions. The Interim Board’s purpose is to provide leadership and oversight to Control Arms, support the staff team and implement a process to establish a new Board, working in partnership with the wider Coalition.

Ivan Marques, upon being elected chairperson of the Interim Board, commented:

“All Interim Board members are working hard during the current strategic review of Control Arms to build a better and stronger coalition. One which is more inclusive, transparent and able to help members take action where it is most needed to prevent the proliferation and misuse of conventional arms, and to reduce armed violence.”

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Board Resources and statements:

Statements released and other documents relevant to the Interim Board will be published below.

Meeting summaries:

A summary of the topics discussed as well as any formal decisions taken for each Interim Board meeting will is listed below.