A last push for an effective global arms trade treaty

Wendy Stocker Conventional Weapons

Authors Kenneth Epps, Mark Fried, Hilary Homes, Lina Holguin. Published by Embassy, an Ottawa-based foreign policy weekly. Now is the time for active diplomacy by Canada and others. Next week the world’s diplomats convene in New York to hammer out the final details on a global treaty to keep weapons and ammunition out of the hands of criminals, abusive regimes, …

Arms Trade Treaty: Briefing document

Tasneem Jamal Conventional Weapons

March 2013 Click here for PDF version Click here for PDF French version  Armed violence kills up to 2,000 people every day and keeps millions more living in fear or poverty. This violence is fuelled by the poorly regulated global trade in arms and ammunition that enables weapons to be used for war crimes, acts of terrorism and human rights …