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Thailand signs the Arms Trade Treaty

27th November 2014

Thailand has signed the Arms Trade Treaty to control the trade of arms as well as prevent and abolish illegal arms trade, becoming the 123rd member of the treaty. The Thai Ambassador to the United Nations in New York City,… [source: NNT]

UNLIREC launches publication highlighting the contribution of Latin American and Caribbean women to disarmament (in English and Spanish)

25th November 2014

UNODA’s Regional Disarmament Centre in Lima (UNLIREC) launched a new publication aimed at maintaining international momentum in progressing towards women’s empowerment in the security field. The UNLIREC publication entitled “Forces of Change II: Recognizing the contribution of Latin American and… [source: UNODA]