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First session of the ATT Academy gets underway in Kenya
Jun 21, 2016

The ATT Academy got off to a strong start as its first training session opened on Monday 20 June in Lake Nakuru, Kenya. The first day took a focus on the context in which [...]


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Strategising for #ArmsFreeAfrica in East and Horn of Africa
Jun 20, 2016

A strategic planning meeting in Nairobi brought together a highly diverse group of civil society groups from across the East and Horn of Africa, to plan and develop campai [...]


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Enthusiastic response to Gun Runners premiere in Nairobi
Jun 20, 2016

Ten years ago, Kenyan cattle-rustler turned peace activist Julius Arile presented Control Arms’ “Million Faces” petition to the UN Secretary General in New York, calling f [...]


“The ink is barely dry and States are violating the ATT” - Winnie Byanyima, Oxfam
May 24, 2016

There were strong words from Control Arms partners at the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) this week, as governments were called upon to live up to their legal and moral ob [...]


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Control Arms Members work towards ATT Laws and Implementation in South East Asia and Pacific Region
May 10, 2016

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


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One year on campaigners remember Kenya massacre victims
Apr 8, 2016

It’s been one year since the Garissa University attack, in Kenya, where 147 students have lost their lives in a tragic terrorist attack. Thousands of people gathered to co [...]


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Control Arms members push for DRC's accession to ATT
Mar 31, 2016

Control Arms members join forces in pushing for the Democratic Republic of Congo’s accession to the Arms Trade Treaty. Femmes des Médias pour la Justice au Congo (FMJC), W [...]


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Zambia inches closer to ratification of the Arms Trade Treaty
Mar 29, 2016

Reported by Dr Robert Mtonga
 

March 15-19, 2016 were red-letter days in Zambia’s quest to ratify the Arms Trade Treaty, with the Ministry of Defence, th [...]


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The Best Place for Weapons is in a Museum
Mar 24, 2016

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

 
The work of the Contr [...]


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Control Arms gives evidence to UK Parliament
Mar 23, 2016

 

On Wednesday, 23 March, the UK Parliament’s Committee on Arms Export Controls (CAEC) met for an inquiry to discuss the evidence and impact of UK weapon [...]


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