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Lebanon becomes the ATT’s 102nd State Party

Lebanon has become the 102nd State Party to the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) after depositing its instrument of ratification at the UN on Thursday, 9 May 2019. As the second ATT State Party in the Middle East, after Palestine’s accession in 2017, Lebanon’s ratification...

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The USA announces intention to withdraw signature from the Arms Trade Treaty

The White House announced that it will withdraw the US’ signature from the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT). Following the US’s withdrawal from two other key instruments, the Paris Agreement and the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, this is another step back by the US from rules-based international cooperation which aims to reduce human suffering.

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