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Because the promotion of human rights is one of the central purposes of the United Nations, UN Members must consider the human rights consequences of their arms exports, testified Barbara Frey in a recent side meeting of the UN General Assembly’s First Committee.The First Committee, charged with considering security issues at the UN, is working toward drafting an Arms Trade Treaty to control the export of arms used to commit atrocities.

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