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ATT implementation and universalisation events at UNGA First Committee
Nov 6, 2017

Control Arms organised multiple side events and roundtable during First Committee this year. These events offered an opportunity to discuss challenges to the ATT process a [...]


ICAN is awarded Nobel Peace Prize for Nuclear Ban Treaty
Oct 6, 2017

Control Arms welcomes the award of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize to ICAN, and its successful campaign for the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. ICAN has powerfull [...]


First Step Towards Accountability in Yemen
Sep 29, 2017

Today, the Human Rights Council in Geneva made progress towards achieving peace, justice, and accountability in Yemen by mandating a formal investigation into human rights [...]


Big on Process, Short on Substance
Sep 22, 2017

Stop arms transfers that fuel atrocities: Reduce human suffering. That was the urgent call to governments from Control Arms members from Africa, Americas, Asia, Caribbean, [...]


Campaigners' Message to CSP 2017: Stop ‘shuffling paper’ and Start Saving Lives
Sep 12, 2017

Control Arms campaigners from around the world gathered this morning in front of the United Nations in Geneva to draw attention to the human suffering caused by armed viol [...]


Reflections on the UK High Court Decision on arms sales to Saudi Arabia
Aug 24, 2017

When Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) took the UK Government to Court over the legality of its decisions to approve arms transfers to Saudi Arabia for use in the Yemen c [...]


UK High Court Rejects Attempt to Stop Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia
Jul 10, 2017

The UK High Court has today ruled against efforts to stop continuing sales of weapons to Saudi Arabia. In spite of the clear risk that bombs, missiles and fighter jets sol [...]


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Arms control and a to-do list for people and the planet
Apr 10, 2017

Hospitals bombed. Schools used as military bases. Livelihoods in tatters and economies in ruins. Vital resources that could be spent on life-saving services wasted on an e [...]


Shadrack Kipyatich Yatum , who was shot in his left arm and had his livestock stolen by cattle raiders, near Tot Centre. Photo credit: Rashid Kimani Mungai /Winds of Change
Reducing Armed Violence in Pastoralist Communities
Mar 22, 2017

Armed violence within pastoralist communities in Northern Kenya has been on the rise as the region grapples with drought and food scarcity. The most recent attack left alm [...]


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Honduras becomes the 10th Latin American State Party to the ATT
Mar 3, 2017

 

On 1 March 2017, Honduras deposited its instrument of ratification for the Arms Trade Treaty, becoming the 10th Latin American State Party to the Treaty.

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