A trip into a rebel stronghold reveals the fault lines underlying Colombia’s efforts to end 50 years of conflict
The White House announced it would send direct military assistance to rebel factions. A first step towards stronger Western intervention?
But sending more arms will only serve to entrench and perpetuate the suffering of civilians.
The Arms Trade Treaty opens for signature at the UN in New York, after the General Assembly adopted the treaty by an overwhelming majority.
To celebrate the re-release of Grave of the Fireflies, we have compiled a Top 10 list of films about nuclear war.
As Bradley Manning’s trial goes underway, AOAV remembers some important stories Wikileaks exposed.
This outline provides examples of the type of information that can be used by countries when completing the national report.
A summary of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs’s conference.
All states should implement UN report recommendations as first step towards ban.
Debate rages about child porn sites, not bomb-making web pages.
This initiative works to increase the number of countries producing regular national reports on security and armed violence prevention and reduction.
AOAV reports from this week’s Intersessional Meeting of the Mine Ban Treaty in Geneva.
AOAV monitors the impact of different weapon technologies, exposing wrong-doing in the arms trade and pushing for tighter regulation of weapons of violence.
AOAV believes that recording armed violence is an important step in reducing it. We aim to persuade governments to produce regular national reports on armed violence and to comprehensively record casualties.
AOAV works to uphold the rights of victims of armed violence and engages with those most likely to be exposed to violence - including those who may perpetrate it.