Tracking ATT Universalization
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...read more
Control Arms organised multiple side events and roundtable during First Committee this year. These events offered an opportunity to discuss challenges to the ATT process and present concrete solutions – ranging from the practical implementation of the gender-based...read more
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...read more
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Four years ago the Arms Trade Treaty opened for signature in New York. Almost 70 world leaders were in the audience, eager to be among the first to sign the ATT. It was a celebratory day, full of ambitious statements of what this new Treaty, the first to...read more
One of the largest arms sales in history was announced on 20 May to an armed force that has carried out widespread violations of human rights and the laws of war during the last few years. During Donald Trump’s first international trip as US President, his...read more