Tagged: Conflict & Emergencies

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Malian musicians tell how conflict has devastated the North of the country and how people are working across the divides for peace and development.

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Talks yesterday on Syria between US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov offered modest signs of progress towards alleviating the humanitarian situation, halting the violence, and achieving a political solution.

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People collect water that has just been delivered by a truck to a refugee camp

The world risks failing the people of Syria as the scale of suffering increases and the humanitarian fall-out from the crisis worsens by the day.

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More than a million refugees have now fled violence in Syria and are in desperate need of shelter, food and water.

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On 2 April 2013, history was made at the UN as countries agree for the first time that the global arms trade must be brought under control.

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International aid agency Oxfam condemns Syria, Iran and North Korea for blocking  agreement today of the Arms Trade Treaty, which would have saved lives and closed the many loopholes that unscrupulous arms dealers now navigate with impunity.

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Campaigners for the Control Arms Coalition at the UN.  Photo: Andrew Kelly/Contr

Campaigners today say radical changes must be made to the latest draft of the Arms Trade Treaty by the Presidency of the Conference, if the treaty is to save lives.

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A massive and poorly regulated global trade in weapons feeds armed conflict that threatens the security and rights of people around the world on a daily basis. Join the campaign to support a strong international Arms Trade Treaty.

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