Arms Trade Treaty
World Council of Churches
Extract taken from the “Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church.” Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace. Page 287. Paragraph 511, 2004.
Extracts taken from “The International Arms Trade. An ethical reflection.” Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, Vatican City, 1994.
Cf. Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (1968); convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on Their Destruction (1972); Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on Their Destruction (1993).
http://www.vatican.va/roman_curia/secretariat_state/2011/documents/rc_seg-st_20110711_commercio-armi_en.html"> Statement of the Holy See
The Holy See
Zenit - Holy See's address to UN on ATT
Extract taken from “Just Peace Companion; World Council of Churches.” Page 13, Paragraph 41, 2011.
Report of the Secretary-General to the Security Council on the subject of Small Arms.
Technical information on the Arms Trade Treaty was mainly drawn from Control Arms briefing papers.
Control Arms, UN arms embargoes: an overview of the last ten years, 2006, p.10
Hilde Wallacher & Alexander Harang, Small but lethal – Small arms, ammunition and the Arms Trade Treaty, PRIO, 2011.
Control Arms, UN arms embargoes: an overview of the last ten years, 2006, p.4