Tagged: Control Arms
As the world’s governments prepare for a crucial vote at the United Nations on the future of an Arms Trade Treaty, the Control Arms campaign urged all states to back the resolution on the ATT.
Today [Tuesday, 21 October]] Archbishop Desmond Tutu sent a strong message to every UN member state, calling on them to ‘end the slaughter’ arising from the uncontrolled arms trade, by giving their backing to a global Arms Trade Treaty.
Tomorrow [Monday 20th October] the UN will receive the demands of over 2000 world leaders from 124 countries for urgent progress towards negotiation of an effective international Arms Trade Treaty to help save lives and prevent grave human rights abuse.
Global commitments to reduce poverty and improve lives cannot be reached unless the international community makes urgent progress towards controlling the arms trade, according to a new Oxfam report.
The arms trade is out of control. Find out how you can help achieve a bulletproof international Arms Trade Treaty.