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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 [...]


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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.


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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 [...]


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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 [...]


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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 [...]


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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 [...]


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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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First ATT Academy training a success
Jun 26, 2016

The first training session of the ATT Academy concluded Thursday 23 June, following four days of in-depth learning about the Arms Trade Treaty.  The fifteen course partici [...]


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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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