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Welcome to November’s issue of our e-newsletter bringing you Saferworld’s latest news, comment, analysis and resources. As always you can send any feedback via our social media channels or direct to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Watch how our partner the Caucasus Institute for Peace, Democracy and Development is working with local communities in Shida Kartli to improve their safety and security concerns.
The United National High Level Panel has a responsibility to ensure that the post-2015 development agenda addresses the difficult questions of peace and security. It should do this by looking at the evidence of what works in conflict-affected and fragile states, say Larry Attree and Ben Stevenson.
The UN First Committee has voted through resolution A/C.1/67/l.11 ‘The arms trade treaty’ mandating two further weeks of negotiations in the second half of March 2013 (on top of the four weeks of negotiations that took place in July this year) to deliver a treaty, based on the current draft treaty text (CRP.1). Control Arms has prepared a briefing, Finishing the job – delivering a bullet proof ATT, which, while acknowledging the positive elements contained in CRP.1, identifies a number of loopholes that will need to be addressed if the ATT is to deliver a significant humanitarian and human rights dividend.
- Also download our analysis of the July 2012 ATT Diplomatic Conference, The 2012 Arms Trade Treaty: controversy, compromise and disappointment.