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Manifesto commitments mean nothing unless they are followed by action to deliver them. Despite progress at the EU and the Commonwealth last year, the UK is failing to use its influence at the UN to push for tighter controls on the international arms trade. The UK started out as one of the leaders behind the idea of the treaty but has since failed to show leadership at the UN to make it a reality.Phil Bloomer
The WIPO is the world's premier organization for establishing norms for the protection of IP. In the patent field, its Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) permits an applicant to file a single patent application that can mature into a patent application in every designated member PCT country around the globe. This represents considerable savings for applicants filing in numerous countries.Michael Kirk
Millions of women continue to suffer from violence, discrimination and other abuse in societies that fail to protect their rights both in law and in practice. If the United States fails to take this treaty seriously, how can we expect the same from other countries with little respect for women's rights?Jumana Musa