Killer facts: The scale of the global arms trade

Weapons and ammunition in circulation Total current military stocks of China, USA, Russia, India, France and UK: 15,426 Battle tanks 17,816 Armoured combat vehicles 36,621 Large calibre artillery systems 7,644…

August 25, 2015


Gender-Based Violence and the Arms Trade Treaty

[caption id="attachment_55941" align="alignleft" width="3529"] FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images[/caption] By: Alice Dahle, Co-chair, Women's Human Rights Thematic Specialist On December 24, the first ever international Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) regulating the sale…

December 9, 2014


We have an Arms Trade Treaty!

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!

April 2, 2013


Cautious Optimism for Final Arms Trade Treaty

This post is part of a special series on the Arms Trade Treaty. From March 18-28, world leaders from more than 150 countries are gathering for the UN Conference on…

March 27, 2013