CSP2016 Information and Daily Summaries

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ATT Monitor launches second annual report

Control Arms officially launched the second Annual Report of the ATT Monitor project on the first day of the Second Conference of States Parties to the ATT (CSP2016)

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A nation’s hopes held hostage by armed violence, and still arms flow in

Geoffrey Duke, Director of the South Sudan Action Network on Small Arms, gave a strong statement as part of the opening High Level panel for the start of the second Conference of States Parties to the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT).

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Successful workshop on Implementation of the ATT held in Ghana

Control Arms partners in Ghana organized a successful two-day workshop on “Enhancing the Implementation of the Arms Trade Treaty in Ghana; Roles and Obligations of Stakeholders” in Accra.

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ATT Monitor launches second annual report...

Control Arms officially launched the second Annual Report of the ATT Monitor project on the first day of the Second […]... Read more »

A nation’s hopes held hostage by armed violence, and still arms flow...

Control Arms calls for action as second Conference of States Parties opens in Geneva Geoffrey Duke, Director of the South […]... Read more »

Successful workshop on Implementation of the ATT held in Ghana...

Control Arms partners in Ghana organized a successful two-day workshop on “Enhancing the Implementation of the Arms Trade Treaty in [&hell... Read more »

Guatemala Becomes 87th States Party to ATT...

Guatemala became the 87th States Party to the ATT, depositing its ratification instrument to the United Nations in New York […]... Read more »

First ATT Academy training a success...

The first training session of the ATT Academy concluded Thursday 23 June, following four days of in-depth learning about the […]... Read more »

First session of the ATT Academy gets underway in Kenya...

The ATT Academy got off to a strong start as its first training session opened on Monday 20 June in […]... Read more »

Strategising for #ArmsFreeAfrica in East and Horn of Africa...

A strategic planning meeting in Nairobi brought together a highly diverse group of civil society groups from across the East […]... Read more »

Enthusiastic response to Gun Runners premiere in Nairobi...

Ten years ago, Kenyan cattle-rustler turned peace activist Julius Arile presented Control Arms’ “Million Faces” petition to the UN Sec... Read more »

“The ink is barely dry and States are violating the ATT” – W...

There were strong words from Control Arms partners at the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) this week, as governments were called […]... Read more »

Control Arms Members work towards ATT Laws and Implementation in South...

Participants from eight South East Asian and Pacific Island countries (Cambodia, Fiji, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Isla... Read more »

One year on campaigners remember Kenya massacre victims...

It’s been one year since the Garissa University attack, in Kenya, where 147 students have lost their lives in a […]... Read more »

Control Arms members push for DRC’s accession to ATT...

Control Arms members join forces in pushing for the Democratic Republic of Congo’s accession to the Arms Trade Treaty. Femmes […]... Read more »

Zambia inches closer to ratification of the Arms Trade Treaty...

Reported by Dr Robert Mtonga   March 15-19, 2016 were red-letter days in Zambia’s quest to ratify the Arms Trade […]... Read more »

The Best Place for Weapons is in a Museum...

Anna Macdonald standing by her showcase, and with HRH the Duke of Kent, who formally opened the re-designed museum.   […]... Read more »

Control Arms gives evidence to UK Parliament...

  On Wednesday, 23 March, the UK Parliament’s Committee on Arms Export Controls (CAEC) met for an inquiry to discuss […]... Read more »

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It’s Time for an Arms Embargo on South Sudan

Five years after South Sudan became the world’s newest country, the civil war that ensued has reached horrifying levels of human rights’ abuses and [...]

July 21, 2016


The fast and not-that-furious?

  By Rob Perkins, ATT Monitor, Researcher for Control Arms I’ve clocked up enough hours in airless basements to know that many meetings held in the [...]

May 19, 2016


The Best Place for Weapons is in a Museum

By Anna Macdonald, Control Arms Director Anna Macdonald standing by her showcase, and with HRH the Duke of Kent, who formally opened the re-designed museum. [...]

March 24, 2016


Enough is Enough: States Must Stop Arms Transfers Fuelling Yemen Conflict

All States should immediately cease any ongoing arms transfers to the warring parties in Yemen. The world’s indifference, and complicity, must come to an end. [...]

March 16, 2016


With First Female President, Nepal Celebrates Women’s Day By Calling for ATT Compliance, End to Armed Violence Against Women

WPD Nepal came out with a unified voice in calling for the ratifying, strengthening and implementation of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT). At its rally, WPD Nepal [...]

March 10, 2016


Why Ottawa’s justification of the Saudi deal is not enough

The growing number of red flags around the $15-billion arms deal should compel the Canadian government to come clean on the human rights implications of the [...]

February 18, 2016


La violencia juvenil, el crimen organizado, y el tráfico de armas: Los razones por las que Perú necesita el TCA

DE ANA MARIA WATSON, DIRECTORA EJECUTIVA DE ISDH-PERU Si quieres leer en inglés, ven aquí. Perú esta ad-portas de hacer el depósito en las oficinas de las [...]

February 17, 2016


Youth Violence, Organized Crime, and Arms Trafficking: Why Peru Needs the Arms Trade Treaty

This Treaty, while not a panacea to solve all of Peru's problems, will undoubtedly help control the armed violence and regulate the access to arms that are [...]

February 17, 2016


Global Security, Women Leaders and Championing Workers’ Rights: Final Thoughts on Davos

A few days after arriving back in New York after the World Economic Forum, I’ve been reflecting on the strange experience of living for a week in a snowy [...]

January 29, 2016


Trudeau mania, the power of the image, and how yoghurt can help refugees

If there’s one person having a great World Economic Forum, it’s Justin Trudeau. Appearing on multiple panels, taking selfies with everyone, and [...]

January 23, 2016


News »

ATT Monitor launches second annual report

Control Arms officially launched the second Annual Report of the ATT Monitor project on the first day of the Second […]

Read more »

A nation’s hopes held hostage by armed violence, and still arms flow in

Control Arms calls for action as second Conference of States Parties opens in Geneva Geoffrey Duke, Director of the South […]

Read more »

Successful workshop on Implementation of the ATT held in Ghana

Control Arms partners in Ghana organized a successful two-day workshop on “Enhancing the Implementation of the Arms Trade Treaty in […]

Read more »

Guatemala Becomes 87th States Party to ATT

Guatemala became the 87th States Party to the ATT, depositing its ratification instrument to the United Nations in New York […]

Read more »

First ATT Academy training a success

The first training session of the ATT Academy concluded Thursday 23 June, following four days of in-depth learning about the […]

Read more »

First session of the ATT Academy gets underway in Kenya

The ATT Academy got off to a strong start as its first training session opened on Monday 20 June in […]

Read more »

Strategising for #ArmsFreeAfrica in East and Horn of Africa

A strategic planning meeting in Nairobi brought together a highly diverse group of civil society groups from across the East […]

Read more »

Enthusiastic response to Gun Runners premiere in Nairobi

Ten years ago, Kenyan cattle-rustler turned peace activist Julius Arile presented Control Arms’ “Million Faces” petition to the UN Secretary […]

Read more »

“The ink is barely dry and States are violating the ATT” – Winnie Byanyima, Oxfam

There were strong words from Control Arms partners at the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) this week, as governments were called […]

Read more »

Control Arms Members work towards ATT Laws and Implementation in South East Asia and Pacific Region

Participants from eight South East Asian and Pacific Island countries (Cambodia, Fiji, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Islands, Thailand […]

Read more »

One year on campaigners remember Kenya massacre victims

It’s been one year since the Garissa University attack, in Kenya, where 147 students have lost their lives in a […]

Read more »

Control Arms members push for DRC’s accession to ATT

Control Arms members join forces in pushing for the Democratic Republic of Congo’s accession to the Arms Trade Treaty. Femmes […]

Read more »

Zambia inches closer to ratification of the Arms Trade Treaty

Reported by Dr Robert Mtonga   March 15-19, 2016 were red-letter days in Zambia’s quest to ratify the Arms Trade […]

Read more »

The Best Place for Weapons is in a Museum

Anna Macdonald standing by her showcase, and with HRH the Duke of Kent, who formally opened the re-designed museum.   […]

Read more »

Control Arms gives evidence to UK Parliament

  On Wednesday, 23 March, the UK Parliament’s Committee on Arms Export Controls (CAEC) met for an inquiry to discuss […]

Read more »

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