Its easy to see how an “International” efforts to control arms transfers could be applied to United States Arms Transfers.
A major part of the UN thrust is to use arms transfers controls to “control crime.” The UN pointed out in their meeting that many children who lose fathers to gun violence suddenly have mothers who become their sole providers. This sounds a lot like the streets of Chicago and Trenton, New Jersey too, doesn’t it? That's an emotional appeal that hasn't worked here...yet. They are also trying to make this Treaty a Center for Disease Control type "Health Issue" as is being attempted already here.
The statement was issued on behalf of Valerie Amos, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs; Helen Clark, the Administrator of the UN Development Programme (UNDP); António Guterres, UN High Commissioner for Refugees; Anthony Lake, Executive Director of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF); and Navi Pillay, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights."
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