The proposed Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) should be designed to prevent unauthorised or irresponsible international transfers of weapons, munitions and related equipment internationally. This briefing note explains that inadequate regulation of arms transportation is a global problem, not confined to jurisdictions with weak arms transfer controls. The Arms Trade Treaty provides a critical opportunity to define high common international standards to address the adequate regulation of the physical movement of conventional arms.
Most of the world has abolished the death penalty in law or in practice. Eighteen states in the United States have done the same. We have a historic opportunity to make New Hampshire the 19th state in the country to abolish the death penalty! JOIN US AND HELP MAKE HISTORY!
The participation of Afghan women in shaping their country’s future and engaging as equal partners will help improve and secure their political status, security, economic and social well-being, and uphold their human rights.