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Arms Trade Treaty


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Project Ploughshares, a Canadian NGO, is a member of the ATT Steering Committee

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Arms Trade Treaty

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  2. 2. 2,000<br />PEOPLE<br />killed by armed violence<br /> .<br />
  3. 3. 2,000<br />PEOPLE<br />killed by armed violence<br /> .<br />
  4. 4. 2,000<br />PEOPLE<br />killed by armed violence<br /> .<br />
  5. 5. 2,000<br />PEOPLE<br />killed by armed violence<br /> .<br />
  6. 6. 2,000<br />PEOPLE<br />killed by armed violence<br /> .<br />
  7. 7. TODAY<br /> .<br />
  8. 8. STOP the<br />VIOLENCE<br /> .<br />Control Arms photo<br />
  9. 9. .<br />Control Arms photo<br />
  10. 10. support a bullet pro f<br />ARMS<br />TRADE<br />TREATY<br /> .<br />
  11. 11. Hold governments to account<br />The ATT must prohibit any transfer of arms that<br />Violates UN Charter obligations and multi/bi-lateral treaties<br />Violates international human rights or humanitarian law<br />May facilitate armed violence in any form<br />May adversely affect security, stability, or development<br /> .<br />Control Arms photo<br />
  12. 12. All-inclusive<br />The ATT must cover<br />All weapons: military, security and police<br />All aspects: ammunition, components, expertise and production equipment<br />All transfers: import, export, re-export, temporary transfer and transshipment<br />All transactions: brokers, technical assistance, training, transport, storage, finance and security<br /> .<br />Control Arms photo<br />
  13. 13. Workable and enforceable<br />The ATT must <br />Provide guidelines for full, clear implementation<br />Ensure transparency – including full annual reports<br />Have an effective mechanism to monitor compliance<br />Ensure accountability – including provisions for adjudication<br />Include a comprehensive framework for international cooperation and assistance<br /> .<br />Control Arms photo<br />