Tagged: arms trade

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The Control Arms alliance expressed some satisfaction at progress made at the preliminary Arms Trade Treaty negotiations but urged governments to maximize time before the next meeting in 2011 to develop a draft Treaty further.

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States must use every available minute to draw up a new international arms treaty that could save thousands of lives every year, NGOs from around the world said today as negotiators from 192 governments begin formal talks at the United Nations on Monday.

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ATT candle vigil in India. Credit: 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.

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2004: Worker resting with his gun during work on the road from Kamion , in Uganda, to Oropoi in Kenya. Credit: Simon Nangiro/Oxfam

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.

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