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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 [...]


Greece Becomes 82nd States Party to ATT
Mar 4, 2016

As States Parties to the ATT met in Geneva for their Extraordinary Meeting, Greece became the 82nd States Party to the ATT, depositing its ratification instrument to the U [...]


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ATT Extraordinary Meeting Unfortunately Far Too Ordinary
Mar 4, 2016

Note: A full, detailed summary is available here.

It may have been called the Extraordinary Meeting of States Parties to the Arms Trade Treaty, but the only extraor [...]


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Yemen needs peace, not more bombs
Feb 29, 2016

Control Arms today requested the ATT States Party meeting in Geneva to have an emergency agenda item on the arms sales to Saudi Arabia that are fueling the suffering of ci [...]


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Campaigners urge States to stop selling billions of dollars in weapons to Saudi Arabia that are killing civilians in Yemen
Feb 26, 2016

 

GENEVA: Campaigners are today calling on governments due to attend the latest round of discussions on the implementation of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) in Ge [...]


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