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Global Arms Trade Treaty Picks Up Speed
Jul 15, 2011

New York: Momentum builds up as key states, survivors, investors’ group, and industry give full backing for global Arms Trade Treaty (ATT)

Diplomats at the Unite [...]


Survivors Call for a Treaty to Benefit All of Humanity
Jul 14, 2011

United Nations, New York: Survivors of armed violence from Sri Lanka, Guatemala, United States of America, Albania, Jamaica, Namibia, and the Democratic Republic of [...]


Time to Walk the Talk on Arms Trade Treaty
Jul 11, 2011

Crucial Week Ahead as Arms Trade Treaty negotiations resume in New York

With France, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States now caught in scandals inv [...]


Demand a Bulletproof Arms Trade Treaty
Jun 20, 2011

In July all countries are meeting at the UN to continue to negotiate the global arms trade treaty. The subject is how to make it operational. You can read Control Arms’ po [...]


Control Arms Appoints Secretariat
Jun 15, 2011

Control Arms is thrilled to announce the appointment of staff for its Secretariat in New York.

Jeff Abramson will take up the role of Coordinator, Eva Kouka has be [...]


States make “big step” towards an Arms Trade Treaty
Mar 4, 2011

Baffour Amoa, spokesperson for the Control Arms Coalition said:

“This week, governments took a big step towards the establishment of a robust treaty to regulate t [...]


States make “big step” towards an Arms Trade Treaty
Mar 4, 2011

Baffour Amoa, spokesperson for the Control Arms Coalition said:

“This week, governments took a big step towards the establishment of a robust treaty to regulate t [...]


Making it Bulletproof: Including ammunition in the ATT
Mar 3, 2011

Each year, 12 billion bullets are produced, two bullets per person in the world. Unrestricted access to ammunition fuels conflict and crime across the globe. Often referr [...]


Control Arms Coalition: Time to get serious on the Arms Trade Treaty
Feb 28, 2011

French / Spanish (PDF)

Top of the agenda will be discussions around the criteria against which transfers of arms should either be authorized or denied. Campaigners [...]


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