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President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf of Liberia

President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf of Liberia, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, calls for a robust Arms Trade Treaty

In a passionate appeal to governments negotiating an Arms Trade Treaty at the United Nations until the 27th July, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia called on them to "make history in...

Campaigning women in black with the Norwegian delegation

Strong women for a strong ATT

Each day, thousands of women face the brutal reality of violence which is exacerbated by the unregulated trade in small arms and light weapons.  Yesterday, Control Arms coalition members made...

One of Stern's recreations draws upon armed violence as a central theme.

Iconic images by Bristol’s Banksy recreated for control arm campaign.

Iconic images of graffiti artist Banksy have been recreated using real life lookalikes to support the control arms campaign. The campaign which is supported by Oxfam as well as Amnesty International...

London Oxfam and Amnesty campaigners drive an Abbot gun tank around London to highlight the need for a robust global Arms Trade Treaty.

World leaders must hit Arms Trade Treaty targets in order to save lives.

A failure to deliver a comprehensive ATT will result in many more millions of civilians being killed, injured, raped and forced to flee their homes. This trade in death must be regulated. ...

Victor Amisi

A life devoted to demobilizing child soldiers

by Justine Lesage in New York City. Originally posted on the Control Arms blog. Victor Amisi (below) is in New York, attending the UN Conference on the Arms Trade Treaty, to explain his daily...

Ban Ki-moon accepts the Control Arms petition

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon accepts Control Arms petition

On 3rd July 2012 members of the Control Arms Coalition met with United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in a handover ceremony of the 600,000+ signature Control Arms petition. ...

Bodies of evidence on first day of UN Arms Trade Treaty conference

The message from the first day of negotiations in New York City yesterday? Stop the 'body bag' approach to arms control. ...

Control Arms: Rolling around London… in a Tank!

Yesterday, Oxfam and Amnesty International UK drove a tank around central London, startling passers-by and even getting stopped by the police for a documentation check. Just days away...

Africans act 4 Africa! Back2Black festival supports Sahel campaign

You can support action on the Sahel Food Crisis and attend a cool gig. We're giving away 2 tickets to Back2Black Festival this weekend. ...

RIO+20: The Results

Rio - Thank you for securing a win for small-holder farmers ...

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