February 2012 (4)
Feb 18 2012 3:03PM
It's over, but we're not done

All week we’ve been at a meeting of governments preparing to draw up the first ever international treaty to control the trade in arms. In July they meet for the last time to finally determine the content of the Treaty. Interested in...

Feb 16 2012 4:41PM
The ups and downs of the Arms Trade Treaty negotiations

Breaking news 5.45pm 16 February The UK has firmly committed to robust and effective Arms Trade Treaty covering all convention weapons, including small arms and ammunition. They also said that the Treaty must reflect values such as...

Feb 14 2012 6:19PM
Arms Trade Treaty: let the negotiating begin...

This week we're at the UN in New York with government representatives from around the world as they meet for the last time before returning in July to thrash out the details of the first ever treaty aimed at controlling the deadly arms...

Feb 13 2012 2:41PM
Take action on arms - tell William Hague not to compromise

Update, 15 Feb Great work… Following your tweets and Facebook messages we have seen four positive interventions from the UK government at the Arms Trade Treaty Prep Comm so far. So the pressure from all of you on the UK government to...