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Arms Trade Treaty report sheds more light on SA defence trade

South Africa has submitted its 2016 calendar year Arms Trade Treaty report, which shows that it exported 142 armoured vehicles in 2016,...

Arms treaty conference agrees decisions by majority in Mexico

Countries behind a treaty to regulate the international arms trade have agreed future decisions will be made by majority vote, avoiding the...

First Arms Trade Treaty conference underway

Today is day two of the first ever three day conference of the parties to the Arms Trade Treaty. EU External Action said...

ISS: Regulating weapons where it matters most

The First Conference of States Parties to the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) will take place in Cancún, Mexico, from 24 – 27...

UN Arms Trade Treaty now in force

Christmas Eve marked the coming into force of the UN backed Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) which has been signed or ratified by...

Armed violence costs Africa $18 billion a year – Oxfam

Between 1990 and 2007 the cost of armed violence and conflict to Africa was $300 billion – approximately the same as the...

Adopting an effective Arms Trade Treaty: A humanitarian imperative

In many parts of the world, weapons are easy to obtain and armed violence pervasive as a result of the poorly regulated...

Still no consensus on arms trade treaty: SIPRI

More states are showing interest in an arms trade treaty (ATT), although it is less apparent how to agree on the text...


SANDF missing the communication target

Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...