Tracking ATT Universalization
Morning commuters and delegates arriving for the the Fourth Conference of States Parties to the ATT in Tokyo, Japan were met this morning by campaigners holding “Missing” posters, illustrating real-life cases of weapons that have been diverted into the illicit trade....read more
After a 5 year wait, Brazil finished its national Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) ratification process yesterday, when President Temer signed off the Senate’s approval to the Treaty. The President noted on social media and main newspapers that this “is an important step...read more
On 18 June, 2018, Cameroon deposited the Arms Trade Treaty instrument of ratification at the United Nations Headquarters, becoming the 96th State Party to the ATT. This brings the tally of States Parties to almost half of the United Nation member states. Control Arms...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