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Arms Trade Treaty

Global Arms Trade Treaty Picks Up Speed

Louis Belanger | Posted 09.14.2011 | World
Louis Belanger

The Control Arms coalition is calling for a bullet-proof treaty that will prevent irresponsible arms transfers that fuel conflict, poverty and serious human rights abuses.

Investors' Group Says Arms Trade Treaty Urgently Needed

Louis Belanger | Posted 09.13.2011 | World
Louis Belanger

The Group also warns of reputational and regulatory risks for companies in the defense industry. This week, 24 UN PRI signatories (Principles for Res...

The Most Important Treaty You've Never Heard Of

Tyler Wigg-Stevenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Tyler Wigg-Stevenson

The treaty won't affect domestic gun sales, and it certainly won't end violence worldwide. But it will make it significantly harder for those with evil intent to acquire the weapons to carry it out.

Bearing Witness In A Violent World

Rachel Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rachel Johnson

We witness to the promise that has been given to us, but we are also called to witness the suffering of God's children.

Viktor Bout Case -- Legal Vacuum Shows Need for Robust Global Arms Trade Agreement

Louis Belanger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Louis Belanger

Viktor Bout was able to operate freely for decades because of lack of any internationally-binding rules.