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Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) has described the arms trade treaty agreed at the United Nations yesterday (2 April) as ineffective.
The world's first Arms Trade Treaty is “a milestone in efforts to bring commerce in deadly weapons under much-needed controls,” says te WCC
Barack Obama must take the lead in securing a strong global Arms Trade Treaty, 18 Nobel Peace Prize winners have said in an open letter.
On Saturday 2 March up to 100 young people will take part in a ‘die-in’ in Shoreditch, east London to illustrate the deadly impact of the poorly regulated arms trade.
Halting the use of child soldiers in conflicts is just one of a series of compelling reasons for states to adopt a strong Arms Trade Treaty.
Amnesty International has welcomed the news that the British arms dealer Gary Hyde had been found guilty on charges of illicit arms deals.
Church leaders have written to the Foreign Secretary, ahead of Peacemaking Sunday, highlighting the importance of the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty.
Christian leaders representing 90 per cent of the world’s Christians have issued an appeal to governments negotiating the first global Arms Trade Treaty: Keep ammunition in the treaty.
A report by the Committees on Arms Export Controls says the UK must betteridentify the risk of arms transfers being used for repression or human rights violations.
Churches from countries most affected by unregulated trade in arms have gathered in Cape Town to make final advocacy plans for next month's global arms trade treaty.