• About Allison Pytlak

    Allison Pytlak is the campaign manager of the Control Arms Coalition, a global alliance of more than 90 groups advocating for the Arms Trade Treaty. She has also worked for Mines Action Canada, the International Peace Bureau and Religions for Peace. Pytlak has a B.A. in international relations with honors from the University of Toronto and is a graduate student in international relations at CUNY's City College.

    Take Two: Arms Trade Treaty Talks Resume

    by  • March 19, 2013 • Disarmament, General Assembly, WORLDVIEWS • 3 Comments
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    Control Arms Coalition

    The second act of the Arms Trade Treaty negotiations has opened at the United Nations this week. Like any good drama, these talks, which began on March 18, are sure to feature tense moments and plenty of controversy, although many people involved in the process are optimistic that this act will deliver a final...

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    The UN Arms Trade Treaty Must Survive

    by  • November 2, 2012 • Disarmament, WORLDVIEWS • 5 Comments
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    Eyes on Rights campaign

    Nobody ever believed that establishing an international Arms Trade Treaty would be uncomplicated. Discussions taking place this month will determine the treaty’s future through a vote in the United Nations General Assembly next week. The treaty’s draft text was nearly adopted in July by UN member states, but those talks came to an abrupt...

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