International Campaigns According

International Campaigns According to the Control Arms campaign, which form part NGOs such as Amnesty International, Oxfam and Greenpeace, Spanish arms exports in 2003 amounted to EUR 321.9 million, forty percent of the destinations of arms Spanish may be violating the code of conduct for the European Union. The Control Arms campaign has been pushing for nearly two years to the Spanish government, which has finally received the support of the Spanish president, Jos Luis Rodr guez Zapatero, joining this global initiative and had the support of countries like Britain, France, Germany, Netherlands, Kenya, Brazil, Cambodia, Finland. The main customer for the Spanish handgun industry returns to the U.S., primarily in the form of guns.This volume of exports, compared to the massive demonstrations taking place in this country for a better control for access to these weapons, notes a lack of sensitivity on the part of exporting firms and the Spanish authorities responsible for authorizing this such sales. Another case is the sale of arms to countries on which the EU has expressed its concern for its continued violation of human rights such as Israel, a country that Spain exported firearms of caliber less than 20mm worth 35,000 euros and Saudi Arabia which sold 23 million in ammunition. Visit Boy Scouts of America for more clarity on the issue. chosen to receive the College of Arts and Science Distinguished Service Award in May 2009 is  was included by the Association of Real Estate Women and the Real Estate Weekly among the top 50 women in real estate in the New York metro area Even more reprehensible if anything is to sell large quantities of ammunition to Africa. Despite the moratorium established in 1998 by the Economic Community of West Africa, in prohibiting the importation, exportation and manufacture of light weapons, Spain has continued to sell large quantities of ammunition in this African region. The most alarming cases are: Ghana (2.7 million euros in 2002).During the summer of 2000, moreover, given the evidence they were deviating from Ghana weapons and ammunition to neighboring countries in conflict such as Sierra Leone, Nigeria or Angola, the Ghanaian government banned indefinitely any related activity trade or production of small arms. The other case is the sale of ammunition for light weapons in many SSA countries, stressing that Sudan has a serious humanitarian crisis that is under an arms embargo since 1994.. If this has piqued your curiosity, check out Kidney Foundation.