Monthly Archives: September 2014

15165943079_2b224d600f_k September 26

The countdown to a new reality

Written by Anna Macdonald, Control Arms Yesterday, eight more states ratified the Arms Trade Treaty, triggering the 90-countdown to entry into force. Here, Anna Macdonald, director of Control Arms, reflects on what reaching this landmark moment actually means.   The countdown has now started. We have just 89 days to go now before the Arms Trade […]

7389931756_7cd36f835c_z September 02

Ka Pai New Zealand: world’s latest to join Race To 50

Written by Luke Roughton, Oxfam New Zealand Today New Zealand became the 45th country to ratify the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), an international, legally binding agreement to regulate the global trade in conventional weapons. This ratification is especially significant as it makes New Zealand one of the first 50 countries to ratify, after which the ATT […]