Archive: 2011

2011

January
Viktor Bout Trial: Legal vacuum shows need for robust global arms trade agreement -January 25, 2011

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February
The Trans-Atlantic Defense Industry and the #ArmsTreaty -February 5, 2011
@Amnesty: UK Should Immediately Suspend Arms Transfers to Bahrain -February 18, 2011
Time to Get Serious About the #Armstreaty (ATT) -February 23, 2011
Shutting off the tap regulating the global arms trade -February 25, 2011
How Can the #Armstreaty Support Development?  -February 27, 2011

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ATT 2nd PrepCom (28 February-4 March 2011)

Summaries and Recaps
Day One: February 28 Recap (AM) –February 28, 2011
Day One: February 28 Recap (PM) –February 28, 2011

Day Two: March 1 Recap (AM) –March 1, 2011
Day Two: March 1 Recap (PM) –March 1, 2011

Day Three: March 2 Recap (AM) –March 2, 2011
Day Three: March 2 Recap (PM) –March 2, 2011

Day Four: March 3 Recap (AM) –March 3, 2011
Day Four: March 3 Recap (PM) –March 3, 2011

Day Five: March 4 Recap (AM) –March 4, 2011

#ArmsTreaty Negotiations Get Going Like A Rolling Stone -March 1, 2011

Specific Issues

Ammunition
Why Is the US Opposing Small Arms Ammunition in the #armstreaty? -March 1, 2011
Ammunition in the #ArmsTreaty: Is it Possible? -March 3, 2011
Include Ammunition in the ATT -March 3, 2011
Small, But Lethal: Including ammunition in the #armstreaty -March 3, 2011

Armed Violence
Beyond the ATT -February 28, 2011
Preventing Gun Violence Through an ATT -March 1, 2011

Criteria
Articles of Interest -March 1, 2011
ATT 2nd PrepCom: A Critical Look at Criteria -March 1, 2011
Floors and ceilings -March 1, 2011

Gender Based Violence
The Arms Trade Treaty: What about women? -February 28, 2011
The ATT, women, and gender -February 28, 2011
Why Women? -March 3, 2011

International Cooperation and Assistance
Assisting and Implementing: A Symbiotic Relationship -Mach 2, 2011
Considering Cooperation and Assistance –March 2, 2011
Giving circles –March 2, 2011
The #ArmsTreaty: International Cooperation and Assistance -March 2, 2011

Scope
Questions of scope -February 28, 2011
A Tank is a Tank Regardless of the Size of Its Gun –March 1, 2011

Victim Assistance
Victim assistance brings the human into the arms trade treaty -March 2, 2011

NGO Speeches
@ControlArms campaigners’ speeches to the UN #armstreaty talks –March 4, 2011

It’s A Wrap! -March 5, 2011
States make “big step” towards an #ArmsTreaty -March 5, 2011

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March
Tackling Corruption in the Global Arms Trade: the UN #ArmsTreaty -March 9, 2011
Nobody said it would be easy  -March 14, 2011
Armed Violence in the #Armstreaty –March 16, 2011
Obama propose to cut controls on arms export, how will it affect the #armstreaty? -March 21, 2011

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May
#Libya throws a spotlight on European arms sales -May 2, 2011
Meeting of Government Experts on small arms -May 4, 2011
Implementation of the #ArmsTreaty – key to end the nightmare of armed violence -May 5, 2011

Cooperation in tracing -May 11, 2011
A Rare Moment for Reflection -May 11, 2011
A Case For Regionalization -May 11, 2011
Top Reasons Why Firearms Tracing Fail -May 11, 2011
Methodology for recordkeeping -May 11, 2011

National frameworks -May 12, 2011
Bridging the Gap Between International and National Legal Frameworks –May 12, 2011
Regional cooperation: problems and solutions -May 12, 2011
Still A Long Way to Go: Implementation of the #UN Program on #SmallArms -May 12, 2011

International assistance and capacity-building -May 13, 2011
Exploring How to Apply Development in the #ArmsTreaty -May 13, 2011
MGE: Closing Arguments –May 13, 2011

Overview: Meeting of Governmental Experts on Small Arms -May 19, 2011
Scraping the Barrel – international trade in surplus ammunition -May 23, 2011
The #ArmsTreaty: Why Women? -May 25, 2011
La relevancia del Tratado sobre Comercio de Armas en la prevencion de la violencia armada -May 26, 2011

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June
#Armstreaty Media Digest no1: “Seize the day on an ATT: SIPRI” -June 29, 2011

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July
#ArmsTreaty Media Digest -July 5, 2011
#ArmsTreaty Media Digest #3: Libya, Contractors, Corruption and Amnesty Briefings -July 7, 2011
#ArmsTreaty Media Digest #4: Sudan Conflict, Caribbean Leaders Call, German Tanks and more –July 8, 2011

A Survivor’s Case for a Strong #Armstreaty -July 21, 2011
Separating Fact from Fiction on the #ArmsTreaty | Politics of Poverty -July 21, 2011
Sign-up for #ArmsTreaty Legal Response Network -July 22, 2011

Arms Not Under Control In India and South East Asia –July 27, 2011
Civilian Ownership of Firearms –July 27, 2011

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ATT 3rd PrepCom (11-15, July 2011)

Twitter Summaries
Day One of #Armstreaty talks in Tweets -July 11, 2011
Day Two of #Armstreaty talks in Tweets -July 12, 2011
Day Three of #Armstreaty talks in Tweets -July 13, 2011
Day 4 of #Armstreaty talks in Tweets -July 14, 2011
Day 5 of #Armstreaty talks in Tweets -July 15, 2011

Specific Issues

Final Provisions
Final provisions – July 13, 2011
Early reservations –July 14, 2011 

Implementation
Implementation issues -July 11, 2011
Why and what for: the importance of treaty objectives for implementation -July 11, 2011

Controversy over denial notifications –July 12, 2011
More debate on implementation -July 12, 2011
Talent pool -July 12, 2011

Sharing experiences on implementing regional arms transfer policies -July 13, 2011
A “short and easy” Arms Trade Treaty? -July 14, 2011
A Verification Deficit -July 14, 2011
Brokering and Implementation of the ATT –July 14, 2011
Debate over an Implementation Support Unit –July 14, 2011
Implementation support and international assistance: keys to combating illicit SALW flows -July 14, 2011
Six-Point Plan to Promote Implementation of the #Armstreaty -July 15, 2011

Reporting
Better Reporting: No More, No Less –July 13, 2011

Media
Women Call for a Strong #ArmsTreaty -July 11, 2011
Social media and the #armstreaty -July 12, 2011
Canada Drops the #ArmsTreaty Ball -July 13, 2011

Arms Trade Aggravated the War in Sri Lanka –July 14, 2011
Caribbean Civil Society Calls For Safer Communities –July 14, 2011
Money Talks: Investors Representing $1.2 Trillion Call for Legally Binding #ArmsTreaty -July 14, 2011
Global Arms Trade Treaty Picks Up Speed – says Control Arms Coalition -July 15, 2011
Starting Over: Films about Arms featured in @LinkTV’s @ViewChange -July 15, 2011

Blog Posts
Demographics of the #Armstreaty PrepCom 3 -July 12, 2011
#ArmsTreaty: A Human Security Treaty? –July 14, 2011

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August
#NRA Don’t Fear the #Armstreaty – unless you support terrorists and human rights abusers -August 2, 2011
The Role of Public Health in a Robust #Armstreaty -August 11, 2011

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September
Religious Leaders Unite in Call for Strong #ArmsTreaty -September 21, 2011
The #Armstreaty in the words of State Leaders at the #UNGA -September 26, 2011
ETAT D’ARMES 2: Weapons continue killing in DRC –September 29, 2011 

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UN First Committee (3 October-1 November 2011)
Moving forward on the #armstreaty at the #UNGA #1com -October 3, 2011
Trial of #ViktorBout Sheds Light on Urgent Need for a Global #Armstreaty -October 7, 2011
#ArmsTreaty Update from #UNGA’s 1st Committee -October 13, 2011
Arms Trade to MENA Shows Failure of Export Controls Says -@AmnestyInternational -October 19, 2011
The #ArmsTreaty Requires Full and Effective NGO Participation -October 24, 2011
Summary of #Armstreaty Discussions at #UNGA last week -October 24, 2011

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November
Tough to prosecute arms dealers without laws #armstreaty #viktorbout -November 4, 2011
Small Arms, Mass Destruction | Infographic by @WomenWarPeace @PBS  –November 9, 2011
Meet the new death dealers –November, 14, 2011
Analysis by ATT Legal Shows NRA’s Claims on #ArmsTreaty are Unfounded –November 17, 2011
Countering Myths and Misperceptions about the #Armstreaty -November 29, 2011
The Shadow World: Inside the Global Arms Trade –November 30, 2011

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December
USA repeatedly shipped arms supplies to Egyptian security forces @Amnesty #armstreaty -December 7, 2011
Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf: Africa’s Missing Billions Show Need for #Armstreaty –December 9, 2011

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