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Controlling the arms trade

Richard Latter

Controlling the arms trade

by Richard Latter

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Published by HMSO in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arms transfers -- Congresses,
  • Arms transfers -- Economic aspects -- Congresses,
  • Arms transfers -- Middle East -- Congresses,
  • Weapons industry -- Congresses,
  • Arms control -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRichard Latter.
    SeriesWilton Park papers -- 68
    ContributionsGreat Britain. Foreign and Commonwealth Office., Wilton Park (Conference Center)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p. ;
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19910028M
    ISBN 100117017531

    There is a proposed arms trade code of conduct to regulate and address who arms are sold to. However, for various political reasons and for profit motives, some nations are seemingly unwilling to agree to a code of conduct. Proposals are growing stronger for an . Free One-Day Delivery on millions of items with Prime. Low prices across earth's biggest selection of books, music, DVDs, electronics, computers, software, apparel & accessories, shoes, jewelry, tools & hardware, housewares, furniture, sporting goods, beauty & 5/5(1).

    Arms control is a term for international restrictions upon the development, production, stockpiling, proliferation and usage of small arms, conventional weapons, and weapons of mass destruction. Arms control is typically exercised through the use of diplomacy which seeks to impose such limitations upon consenting participants through international treaties and agreements, although it may also comprise . The largest and most visible initiative is the Control Arms Campaign, the ultimate goal of which is an arms trade treaty that “would have at its heart a set of common core principles to regulate and control the international arms trade.” The movement has been embraced by at least 42 governments and nearly a million individuals worldwide.

    The idea of an arms trade treaty first came from Nobel Peace Laureates, supported by civil society organizations worldwide. In , the Control Arms campaign was launched and has since gathered support for the Arms Trade Treaty from over a million people worldwide. around the globe, conflicts fuelled by the small arms trade. For those who wish to help prevent this needless suffering, this book will provide invaluable insight.” Martin butcher, Senior Advisory for policy and programs, Physicians for social responsibility FAS BooK SummArY tHe SMAll ArMS trADe By Rachel Stohl, Matthew Schroeder and Dan Smith 3Location: MAtt ScHroeDer.


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