Yemen needs peace, not more bombs

Yemen needs peace, not more bombs

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 civilians in Yemen. This request was declined by the Chair, who said there was not enough time to...
Canada Becomes 104 State to Join the ATT

Canada Becomes 104 State to Join the ATT

After much anticipation, Canada has deposited its instrument of accession to the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), becoming the 104th ATT State Party. Canada’s accession to the Treaty is a welcome and important one, given the country’s weight in multilateral diplomacy and as...
The USA announces intention to withdraw signature from the Arms Trade Treaty

The USA announces intention to withdraw signature from the Arms Trade Treaty

The White House announced that it will withdraw the US’ signature from the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT). Following the US’s withdrawal from two other key instruments, the Paris Agreement and the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, this is another step back by the US from rules-based international cooperation which aims to reduce human suffering.