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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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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 [...]


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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 [...]


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