More analysis on whether Canada’s impending accession to the Arms Trade Treaty will really inhibit arms exports to problem destinations.
The United States signed the Arms Trade Treaty last week, raising the total number of signatures to 107. Unfortunately, Canada remains one of the shrinking number of countries that have failed to sign the treaty. Months after Canada voted in favour of the treaty at the UN General Assembly, the Harper government remains reluctant to […]
On April 2nd, the UN General Assembly voted to approve a draft treaty to control the global arms trade. The proposed treaty leaves it largely up to the arms exporters themselves to determine the appropriateness of their exports. But groups working to control the arms trade are hopeful that by establishing guidelines and increasing the […]