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1 September 2001
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Artigo
1 September 2001
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Autor: Jane Ramsey, in Oxfam Campaigner

The first-ever UN Conference on Small Arms gave world leaders an historic opportunity to take action against the illicit arms trade. To their shame, they wasted it.

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Artigo
21 August 2001
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Autor: Michael Littlejohns, Earth Times News Service

...while critics were busily blaming Washington for torpedoing the recent UN talks aimed at curbing an expanding trade in easily portable weapons like pistols and submachineguns, unmentioned or forgotten were the contributions that every single one of...

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Artigo
20 August 2001
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Autor: World Policy Institute

The United States remained the world’s leading arms merchant in 2000, with almost $18.6 billion in sales, according to a new report from the Congressional Research Service. Almost 70% of U.S. weapons were sold to the developing world.

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Artigo
17 August 2001
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Autor: World Policy Institute

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Artigo
15 August 2001
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Autor: Reuters

Blount International Inc., which makes riding lawn mowers, law enforcement ammunition and binoculars, said this week a unit faces a fine of $255,400 from the [U.S.] Environmental Protection Agency for alleged hazardous waste violations.

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Artigo
3 August 2001
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Autor: UN Wire

UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan yesterday told the Security Council the "significant first steps" made at July's UN Conference on the Illicit Trade in Small Arms must be followed by establishment of legally binding norms and standards to "consolidate...

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Artigo
23 July 2001
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Autor: UN Wire

Officials from more than 140 countries reached agreement Saturday morning on the world's first voluntary pact to limit the illicit small arms trade, salvaging what had seemed to be a deadlock between the United States and other countries at the two...

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Artigo
20 July 2001
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Autor: Andrew Parker, Financial Times

The value of Britain's arms sales overseas increased last year to £1.7bn ($2.4bn), sparking criticism of the government for allowing weapons sales to countries embroiled in conflicts and to states with poor human rights records. The Department of Trade...

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Artigo
20 July 2001
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Autor: Amnesty International and Oxfam International

Since the beginning of the conference on 9 July, an estimated 25,000 people worldwide will have been killed by small arms. But as negotiations enter their final hours there is no prospect of agreement on concrete steps to stop the slaughter.

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