Dying for Action: Why we need an Arms Trade Treaty

Dying for Action - Why we need an Arms Trade Treaty

Oxfam International

Since 2006 United Nations diplomats have been discussing the need for an Arms Trade Treaty. Meanwhile 2.1 million people - 2,000 per day - have died as a result of armed violence. The UN needs to start negotiations on a strong and effective Arms Trade Treaty immediately and finish discussions by 2012 at the latest.

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Read the report: The Devil is in the Detail: The importance of comprehensive and legally binding criteria for arms transfers

Read the report: Dying for Action: Decision time for an urgent, effective Arms Trade Treaty

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