East and Horn of African NGOs strategize the Treaty’s universalization 

Over 30 civil society representatives from Kenya, Tanzania, the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan participated on 9 December 2016 in an intensive one-day strategic planning workshop aimed to advance the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) in the East and Horn of Africa region.

ATT workshop in Southeast Asia facilitates information and best practices exchange

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Nonviolence International Southeast Asia and the Royal Thai Police Foreign Affairs Division co-organized an Arms Trade Treaty workshop in Bangkok, Thailand, focused on supporting multi-institutional and whole-of-government approaches to ATT implementation in Southeast Asia.

The second ATT Academy training discusses application of ATT in East Africa

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Engaging discussions on the practical application of the Arms Trade Treaty characterized the second ATT Academy training, which took place in Nakuru, Kenya on 5-8 December 2016. Organized by Control Arms and Pace University , with funding from UNSCAR, the ATT Academy brought together government and civil society representatives from East and Horn of Africa.

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