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Arms Trade Treaty

On 3 June 2013, UN members will begin to sign a new global Arms Trade Treaty, which for the first time will regulate the international trade in conventional arms.  The treaty was overwhelmingly endorsed by the UN General Assembly two months earlier and now requires fifty signatories to come into force.  Has your country signed?  If not, press for it!

  

Global Day of Action for Financial Transaction Tax

Senegal stunt for Global Day of Action - FTT

Join The Global Day of Action in support of a Financial Transaction Tax to finance development and achieve the MDGS

 

GCAP Signs a Call for a Fair Global Climate Fund

Call for a Fair Global Climate Fund at Cancún Climate Conference COP16

We are joining together as civil society to call for the establishment of a fair global climate fund at COP-16 that will meet the needs and interests and protect the rights of the most vulnerable communities and people around the world.

20 WAYS TO MEASURE G20 SUCCESS

 

Make a Climate Change Advert About Copenhagen and Go to Cannes!

Your challenge is to make a video that tells people why December's UN climate change summit in Copenhagen is one of the most important meetings in human history, and that the clock is ticking on our chances to save the world from the effects of climate change. You must be between the ages of 18-28 to participate, and you only have 48 hours to create and submit your video -- midnight, May 17.

(WATCH) A Message from Douglas Alexander

Douglas Alexander, the United Kingdom’s Secretary of State for International Development, was in New York City today to deliver an address regarding the relationship between conflict, fragility and international development.

He also taped a short message on the importance of ONE and other global poverty organizations around the world and spoke powerfully about why international aid is even more critical in the face of the global economic downturn.

From the speech:

Author: 
Christopher Geer, Field Organizer
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