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Namibia, an ATT champion, joins the Treaty ahead of CSP6

Namibia, an ATT champion, joins the Treaty ahead of CSP6

On 28 April 2020, the Republic of Namibia deposited its instrument of ratification to the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), becoming the Treaty’s 106th State Party. Namibia acted quickly in order to ensure it will participate as a State Party in the Sixth Conference of States Parties to the ATT (CSP6, 17-21 August 2020), in accordance with Article 22 which stipulates that the Treaty enters into force 90 days after a state has ratified it.

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First Round of ATT CSP6 Preparatory Meetings held in Geneva

First Round of ATT CSP6 Preparatory Meetings held in Geneva

From 4 – 7 February 2020, ATT States Parties engaged in productive discussions during the ATT Working Group Meetings and the First Informal Preparatory Meeting for the 2020 Conference of States Parties (CSP6). The meetings welcomed opening discussions under a new...

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Interactive Diversion Workshop held in Geneva, Switzerland

Interactive Diversion Workshop held in Geneva, Switzerland

On Monday, 3 February 2020, Control Arms, together with the Permanent Missions of Argentina and Canada, co-hosted a one-day practical workshop on “Harnessing Information Sharing & Transparency to Prevent & Respond to Diversion.” Building upon the theoretical...

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Judging Against Our Lives

Judging Against Our Lives

Written by Radhya Almutawakel, a Yemen-based human rights defender and co-founder of Mwatana Organization for Human Rights,...

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Four Years On, It’s Time For Action

Four Years On, It’s Time For Action

Four years ago the Arms Trade Treaty opened for signature in New York. Almost 70 world leaders were in the audience, eager to be among the first to sign the ATT. It was a celebratory day, full of ambitious statements of what this new Treaty, the first to...

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