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Posts tagged ‘Arms Trade Treaty’

PRECARIOUS POSITION?

April 1st, 2013

Arms rights activists and shooting sports enthusiasts, not just the broader arms and security industries, must get serious about the  post-ATT threats to their interests. By Jeff MORAN | Geneva The unsurprising failure of the Final United Nations (UN) Conference on the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) on 28 March was the result of overdone advocacy [...]

HUMANITARIAN HIJACKING?

March 29th, 2013

The Final United Nations Conference on the Arms Trade Treaty failed to reach consensus because the draft text offended state sovereignty. The Final United Nations (UN) Conference on the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) failed to reach an agreement by consensus yesterday.  And this hardly comes as any surprise.  Going into the Conference, this author estimated [...]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Revised and updated, 12 March 2013. TSM Worldwide LLC has published its executive e-briefing of selected context and issues going into the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) Conference scheduled for 18-28 March 2013 in New York.  It also models five possible outcomes and explains the key factors for why consensus is [...]

REACHING FOR RESET?

November 5th, 2012

New Coalition Says Current Draft Arms Trade Treaty Would Be Worse For Humanity By Jeff MORAN | Geneva   An informal coalition of prominent academics, researchers, and advocates in the fields of international human rights law and small arms control policy-making condemned the 26 July 2012 draft United Nations (UN) Arms Trade treaty (ATT) on [...]

CONSENSUS KILLED

October 17th, 2012

How the 2012 UN Arms Trade Treaty Conference Really Died By Jeff Moran | Geneva Advocacy and diplomatic discussions started again last week with the opening day of the UN General Assembly First Committee meetings.[1]  These meetings end on 6 November 2012 (Election Day in the United States), and  follow-up the failed United Nations (UN) [...]

DISHONEST HUMANITARIANISM?

June 14th, 2012

The invalid assumptions behind the United Nations’ small arms control initiatives By Jeff MORAN | Geneva Next month diplomats from the world over will converge at the United Nations in New York to formally negotiate a legally binding Arms Trade Treaty (ATT).  This is the culmination of over a decade of humanitarian advocacy and pre-negotiations [...]

The 15 minute film “Bang For Your Buck,” is a prize winner in Oxfam’s “Shooting Poverty” campaign.  With this film, the Control Arms Coalition, and Oxfam International in particular, highlight Burundi as a good example of a bad situation, where “a hand grenade costs less than a pint of beer.”  The film is highly descriptive [...]

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