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Press Release
June 3, 2013

As 62 countries formally signed the landmark Arms Trade Treaty today, Amnesty International challenged governments to rapidly and rigorously implement the lifesaving document. In the United States...

Press Release
May 31, 2013

Amnesty International USA called on President Obama today to make the United States among the first countries to sign the historic U.N. Arms Trade Treaty, when it opens for signature and ratificati...

Press Release
May 29, 2013

As the Arms Trade Treaty opens for signature on June 3rd, Amnesty International USA, Arms Control Association, Oxfam America, and the Simson Center will host a press breakfast on Friday, May 31st a...

Victory
April 2, 2013

After weeks of intense negotiations at the UN Conference, including a bitter roadblock put up by Iran, Syria and North Korea, a final treaty was adopted!

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