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Anna Macdonald, Paul Conroy and Olly Sprague with the Control Arms tank

First reaction to the draft Arms Trade Treaty

Yesterday in New York the first draft of the Arms Trade Treaty finally arrived. Unfortunately, while there were some points to celebrate, the text reflected the compromises and blocks which some...

Foreign Secretary William Hague

Just days left to secure a strong Arms Trade Treaty

by Lisa Rutherford, UK Campaigns Manager, Oxfam GB in New York City Email the UK government now to demand a bulletproof Arms Trade Treaty >  ...

Youth campaigners take education message to government

Shalin Abraham from the Oxfam Midlands youth board attended a meeting with DfID minister Stephen O'Brien. The event organised by another Oxfam Board member and Global Campaign for Education...

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. ...

Martin Horwood at the UN

"The real negotiations, of course, go on behind closed doors..."

This is a guest blog by Martin Horwood, Liberal Democrat MP for Cheltenham and co-chair of the Liberal Democrat parliamentary party committee on international affairs.  Find him on twitter:...

Caroline Lucas handing over her donations to Oxfam

Caroline Lucas on charity shopping, donating to Oxfam and a more sustainable future

Green Party leader Caroline Lucas recently joined Oxfam staff and volunteers in Brighton to champion charity shopping and donating to Oxfam. In the run-up of Rio+20, the UN conference on sustainable...

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