Amnesty International Calling for Arms Embargo on Israel

Amnesty International Calling for Arms Embargo on Israel

Joining the many voices condemning the violations of international humanitarian law committed by the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) against Palestinian civilians in Gaza, Control Arms member Amnesty International has called for an arms embargo to Israel. Amnesty...
ATT Academy Latin America Launches in Mexico City

ATT Academy Latin America Launches in Mexico City

Twenty-six government and civil society representatives and fifteen experts spent four days participating in the first in-person session of the ATT Academy in Latin America. Hosted at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mexico from 23-26 April, the ATT Academy provided...
Some Progress at ATT Meetings

Some Progress at ATT Meetings

Are States Party ready to engage in substantive discussions around ATT implementation? For over three years Control Arms has urged States Parties to shift their focus from procedural to substantive issues (see: CSP 2017, CSP 2016, ATT Extraordinary Meeting) and...
Three countries stop arms sales to warring parties in Yemen

Three countries stop arms sales to warring parties in Yemen

Is the tide turning? Three governments in three weeks have said they will stop selling weapons to countries involved in the war in Yemen. Germany is the latest supplier to announce such a move, saying that as part of negotiations to form a new coalition government it...
ICAN is awarded Nobel Peace Prize for Nuclear Ban Treaty

ICAN is awarded Nobel Peace Prize for Nuclear Ban Treaty

Control Arms welcomes the award of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize to ICAN, and its successful campaign for the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. ICAN has powerfully communicated the global catastrophe that would result from nuclear war, and the immense...