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an industry that manufacturers weapons of war

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The United Nations-sponsored First Conference of States Parties to the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), due to open on Monday in the Caribbean resort of Cancun, is being described as a key gathering to collectively tackle the problem.
The UN Security Council passed a number of sanctions against Tehran over its controversial nuclear program, including those restricting its arms trade.
Certainly, PCS members who work in the culture sector are clear that companies working in the arms trade are not welcome to use our heritage assets to promote their business.
The culmination of many years of hard work across the world, comes to fruition with the entry into force of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT).
disarmament chief Angela Kane told an Arms Trade Treaty event on the sidelines of the U.
Now is the time for all Americans who refuse to allow Obama and his internationalist allies to confiscate their guns and ammo to contact their senators and tell them they will be held accountable for their adherence to their oath of office to preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution, in particular as it is demonstrated by their vote on the UN Arms Trade Treaty.
In The International Arms Trade, Rachel Stohl, Associate Fellow at Chatham House in London, and Suzette Grillot, associate professor of political science and international and areas studies at the University of Oklahoma, describe the international conventional arms trade and the impact of these weapons throughout the world.
Secretary Kerry's signature on the UN Arms Trade Treaty is the latest in a long line of the Obama administration's attempts to trounce on the constitutional rights of law-abiding Texans and Americans across the country.
Today's signing of the Arms Trade Treaty by the United States is a significant victory for human rights and development," said Raymond C.
The international arms trade, and Britain's part in it, has too long been kept in the shadows.
The film looks at the unregulated arms trade and how a recent diplomatic treaty could help tackle this global crisis, featuring four arms trafficking experts who recount first-hand experiences with the arms trade.
PROJECT PLOUGHSHARES, a peace and justice NGO supported by the Presbyterian Church, celebrated the adoption of the Arms Trade Treaty at the United Nations' General Assembly in April.
FOR the first time ever we have a treaty to regulate the global arms trade and this is thanks to local people in your community who have been campaigning for 10 years, to make sure that the world has a historic Arms Trade Treaty (ATT).
The treaty requires that those involved in the arms trade now make sure their weapons are not used to undermine peace and security or human rights.
The UN general assembly has approved a historic arms trade treaty that would regulate the trade of weapons between countries for the first time.