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 [...]

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 [...]

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.


States Parties discuss practical steps forward in ATT process
Mar 3, 2017

Two sets of meetings took place in Geneva, Switzerland in early February, aimed at bringing the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) process forward and to begin preparations for the t [...]

ATT workshop in Southeast Asia facilitates information and best practices exchange
Dec 10, 2016

Nonviolence International Southeast Asia and the Royal Thai Police Foreign Affairs Division recently co-organized an Arms Trade Treaty workshop in Bangkok, Thailand, with [...]

East and Horn of African NGOs strategize the Treaty's universalization 
Dec 9, 2016


Over 30 civil society representatives from Kenya, Tanzania, the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan participated on 9 December 2016 in an intensive [...]

The second ATT Academy training discusses application of ATT in East Africa 
Dec 8, 2016

Engaging discussions on the practical application of the Arms Trade Treaty characterized the second ATT Academy training,which took place in Nakuru,Kenya on 5-8 December 2 [...]

The Newest ATT Ratification Comes from Asia
Nov 30, 2016

The Republic of Korea became the 91st States Party to the Arms Trade Treaty,after depositing its ATT ratification instrument at the United Nations Headquarters in New York [...]

ATT Universalization discussed by East African military officers
Nov 20, 2016

Over 35 senior military officers from SADC and East African Community regions attended an in depth session on “The Universalization of the Arms Trade Treaty” hosted by Dr. [...]

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