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Q&A: Global Arms Trade Treaty enters into force

Headline Title:  Q&A: Global Arms Trade Treaty enters into force 22 December 2014  On 2 April 2013, after 20 years of determined lobbying and campaigning by Amnesty International and partner NGOs, the UN General Assembly voted decisively to adopt the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) text. On 24 December 2014, the treaty is now officially becoming international law, which could save the lives of millions. What is the Arms Trade Treaty and how can it make a difference?The ATT is an international treaty that sets out, for the first time, robust global rules to stop the flow of weapons,…

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