Posts Tagged: arms trade treaty

United States Signs Arms Trade Treaty

Today, Secretary of State John Kerry Signed the Arms Trade Treaty on behalf of the United States of America.  You can read his remarks below.   Secretary’s Remarks: Remarks at the Arms Trade Treaty Signing Ceremony Remarks John Kerry
Secretary of State United Nations New York City September 25, 2013 Good morning, everybody. Good morning, all… Read more »

UN Arms Trade Treaty passed

Today, the United Nations General Assembly passed the Arms Trade Treaty.  The final text of the treaty and a UN News articale can be read here.  Below is a statement by US Secretary of State Kerry on today’s treaty. STATEMENT BY SECRETARY KERRY Historic Outcome of the Arms Trade Treaty Conference  The United States is… Read more »

Myths and Facts: United Nations Conference on the Arms Trade Treaty

The United Nations Visitors Center has been receiving call about the United Nations Conference on the Arms TradeTreaty.  They worked with the Office for Disarmament Affairs to provide some myths and facts about the treaty negotiations.  Their post with myths and facts is below. We have been receiving quite a number of angry phone calls… Read more »

UN Conference on the Arms Trade Treaty Underway

Representatives from the world’s countries have gathered in New York is for the UN Conference on the Arms Trade Treaty. The conference began on July 2 and continues through July 27. The negotiations of the Arms Trade Treaty are a part of the most important initiative ever created regarding conventional arms regulation within the United… Read more »