Promoting responsibility in international transfers of conventional arms

Sixth Conference of States Parties to the
Arms Trade Treaty (CSP6)


17-21 August 2020

CSP6 was held by written procedure (with no in-person or virutal meeting taking place) (see announcement).

CSP6 Final Report

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CSP6 Final Report

The Final Report of CSP6 was circulated to all stakeholders on 21 August 2020.

Presentations by CSP6 and CSP7 Presidents

Video presentations by the CSP6 President and the CSP7 President are now available:

CSP6 Decisions

The outcomes of the silence procedure on CSP6 draft decisions was announced by the CSP6 President on 19 August.

The list of draft decisions adopted and those that were not, as well as the objections raised is available on the website

CSP6 Information

The Sixth Conference of States Parties to the Arms Trade Treaty,took place from 17-21 August 2020 by written procedure

The Status of Contributions

The status of contributions as at 17 August 2020 is available here.

The ATT rollover register as at 31 October 2019 is available here.

ATT reaches 110 States Parties

Afghanistan, China and Niue recently acceded to the Treaty, and Sao Tome and Principe recently ratified the Treaty, bringing the total number of States Parties to 110.

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The Arms Trade Treaty

The Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) is an international treaty that regulates the international trade in conventional arms and seeks to prevent and eradicate illicit trade and diversion of conventional arms by establishing international standards governing arms transfers.

The Treaty came into force on 24 December 2014. At this stage the Treaty has a total of 110 States Parties and 31 States that have signed but not yet ratified the Treaty.

Status of ATT Participation

  • State Party
  • Signatory

Current President

Welcome to the official website of the Arms Trade Treaty.

(President's message forthcoming)

Lansana GBERIE

Ambassador (Sierra Leone)

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