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Global Arms Trade Treaty – a beginners’ guide

Headline Title:  Beginners’ guide to the Arms Trade Treaty 11 March 2013 It all started in the early 1990’s in a small office in central London, where a group of Amnesty International and NGO activists and then lawyers spent days trying to find a legal route to stop the lethal consequences of the uncontrolled arms trade – an Arms Trade Treaty or ATT.Nearly a quarter of a century on – these things take time - a weaker version of that first proposal is before the United Nations, and just a few steps away from becoming an international treaty which could change the lives of millions.Amnesty…

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