Sir Jeremy Greenstock, Chairman of UNA-UK, has had letters printed in today’s The Times and the Daily Telegraph newspapers calling for a robust Arms Trade Treaty (ATT).
The letters, published as delegations from the UN member states are gathered in New York to finalise an Arms Trade Treaty, warn of the perils of adopting a watered down treaty whilst urging the UK to use its influence to build support for a robust ATT:
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Ben Donaldson, UNA-UK's Communications and Campaigns Officer, will be in New York for the second week of negotiations (22-28 March), working as part of the Control Arms Coalition:
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