May 30 marked 15 years since the Convention on Cluster Munitions was adopted in Dublin. In the face of continuing harm from these weapons across the globe, Human Rights Watch called for greater international efforts to ensure its goals are achieved.
Data on costs associated with Defence Loan Service Personnel to 85 countries, including human rights priority nations, reveal global cost of up to £40m in 2022.
AOAV has submitted evidence to the UK Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee highlighting concerns over the potential risks to academic freedom and national security posed by UK universities accepting funding from authoritarian governments like China and Gulf states.
China-Russia’s strategic partnership has implications for global peace and security, requiring innovative and peaceful solutions through increased international cooperation, transparency, accountability, and promotion of human rights and democracy.
Action on Armed Violence analyses the impact of the Arms Trade Treaty on Chinese explosive weapons transfers.