Caritas - France


Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has signed an Interfaith Declaration on an Arms Trade Treaty. He said, "A historic decision was made in 2009 to negotiate a legally binding Arms Trade Treaty.

In France, members of the Control Arms Campaign, including Secours Catholique-Caritas, CCFD-Terre Solidarity, Amnesty International France and Oxfam France have issued a press release demanding that transparency is guaranteed in an ATT.

On 16 June religious leaders from a range of faiths met at the Gandhi Study Centre in Chennai, India to discuss the formation of the first Interreligious Movement for an Arms Trade Treaty, led by Caritas International.