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73rd UNGA First Committee comes to a close

The 73rd United Nations General Assembly First Committee on Disarmament and International Security (UNGA First Committee) concluded last week, ending a month-long negotiation on all things disarmament, including autonomous drones, anti-personnel landmines, cyber...

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99 States parties and 100 co-sponsors! 

There was renewed momentum for the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) this month at the UN, as 100 member states co-sponsored the strongest ATT resolution that has been tabled in the UNGA First Committee for some years. The...

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Suriname & Guinea-Bissau join the ATT

Towards the end of the second week of the UN General Assembly First Committee, Suriname and Guinea-Bissau deposited their instruments of ratification to the UN in quick succession, bringing the tally of States Parties to the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) to 99. Jānis...

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ATT Academy in Latin America Ends After Two Engaging Workshops

The ATT Academy in Latin America, which brought together government and civil society representatives from Chile, Honduras, Mexico, Peru, Paraguay and Uruguay, came to a close today at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Mexico City. Over the past three days,...

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ATT Conference of States Parties concludes in Tokyo

At CSP 2018 States discussed the Treaty’s implementation, transparency and reporting, universalization, international assistance, as well as a few procedural matters this week. The focus this week was more substantive compared to previous years, and included a...

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Missing – Have You Seen These Weapons?

Morning commuters and delegates arriving for the the Fourth Conference of States Parties to the ATT in Tokyo, Japan were met this morning by campaigners holding “Missing” posters, illustrating real-life cases of weapons that have been diverted into the illicit trade....

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Cameroon: 96th State Party to the ATT

On 18 June, 2018, Cameroon deposited the Arms Trade Treaty instrument of ratification at the United Nations Headquarters, becoming the 96th State Party to the ATT. This brings the tally of States Parties to almost half of the United Nation member states. Control Arms...

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