Wildlife Crime and Arms Control
Oct 24, 2016

Control Arms and Zambia hosted an informal lunch at First Committee to discuss new research and present a paper on how the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) offers opportunities to [...]

Bombs, Starvation and War: The Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen
Oct 21, 2016

“Do you have to be killed in an airstrike to count?”

This is the despairing lament of a Yemeni doctor after seeing yet another child die from starvation [...]

First Committee Meeting Underway in New York
Oct 13, 2016

Over 140 people lost their lives and more than 500 were injured on Saturday, 4 October, after a Saudi-led coalition airstrike targeted a funeral in the Yemeni capital, San [...]

An Abrams battle tank during a tour of the Joint Systems Manufacturing Center, Lima Army Tank Plant, in Lima, Ohio, April 23, 2012. REUTERS/Matt Sullivan
Debate continues on arms transfers to Saudi Arabia
Sep 22, 2016

On Wednesday the US senate considered a vote to stop new arms transfers to Saudi Arabia. Unfortunately, the efforts by a bipartisan group of four Senators to introduce Sen [...]

Pressure mounts on British lawmakers to halt arms sales to the Saudi Kingdom
Sep 8, 2016

The UK government is facing increasing pressure to halt arms sales to Saudi Arabia over continued concerns of breaches of International Humanitarian Law (IHL) in Yemen.

Process not Substance in Second CSP
Aug 29, 2016

The second Conference of States Parties to the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) concluded with a disappointing lack of substantial discussion. In particular, States Parties avoided [...]

ATT Monitor launches second annual report
Aug 23, 2016

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). The [...]

A nation’s hopes held hostage by armed violence, and still arms flow in
Aug 23, 2016

Control Arms calls for action as second Conference of States Parties opens in Geneva

Geoffrey Duke, Director of the South Sudan Action Network on Small Arms, gave a [...]

Successful workshop on Implementation of the ATT held in Ghana
Aug 17, 2016

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 Stakeho [...]

Guatemala Becomes 87th States Party to ATT
Jul 12, 2016

Guatemala became the 87th States Party to the ATT, depositing its ratification instrument to the United Nations in New York on July 12, 2016.

Control Arms welcomes [...]

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