Arms Trade Treaty

23.12.2015

Campaigning for global peace in a time of war

Campaigning for global peace in a time of war

The year 2015 will be remembered sadly for the many ways in which war and armed violence devastated the lives of millions of people around the world—armed conflicts in Ukraine, the Middle East, and Africa; a global refugee crisis spawned by those conflicts and by the atrocities of the radical… »

20.04.2013

Ray Acheson of Reaching Critical Will on nuclear abolition, the arms trade and social justice

Ray Acheson of Reaching Critical Will on nuclear abolition, the arms trade and social justice

For those working in the field of nuclear abolition, Ray Acheson from ‘Reaching Critical Will’, is a well-known, dynamic and tireless organiser who ensures that civil society gets the opportunity to present its case to the world’s diplomats in the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) conferences.  She deals with all… »

03.04.2013

UN General Assembly approves global arms trade treaty

UN General Assembly approves global arms trade treaty

The United Nations General Assembly has approved a global arms trade treaty that failed to achieve unanimous support last week but garnered the support of a majority of Member States when put to a vote today. The resolution containing the text of the treaty, which regulates the international trade in… »

02.04.2013

Arms Trade Treaty could legitimise arms sales

Arms Trade Treaty could legitimise arms sales

Here we publish a press release of Campaign Against Arms Trade. Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) believes the arms trade treaty being agreed at the United Nations today will be ineffective. A treaty will not reduce the arms trade or prevent exports to human rights violators. The treaty may set… »

27.03.2013

UN: 24 hours left to pass potentially lifesaving Arms Trade Treaty

UN: 24 hours left to pass potentially lifesaving Arms Trade Treaty

World leaders have just 24 hours to adopt the final text of an Arms Trade Treaty in what would be a major step towards ending the devastating human rights and humanitarian impact of the global trade in conventional weapons and munitions, Amnesty International said today from the United Nations in… »

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