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’ position here.
Spread The Word:
In order to help get the arms trade treaty that we need, we need to make more people aware of the reasons why it’s important. Below are a few suggested tweets and facebook updates that you can share with your friends and followers and help raise awareness:
Armed violence kills 740,000+ people yearly; but for every 1 killed, 10 more are injured. Bulletproof #armstreaty now www.controlarms.org
2 bullets are produced each year for every woman, man, and child on the planet. Join #controlarms now http://on.fb.me/dOwuEj #armstreaty
In Burundi, a grenade costs the same as a beer. WATCH the deadly impact of the uncontrolled arms trade www.shootingpoverty.org #armstreaty