Promoting responsibility in international transfers of conventional arms

Working Groups' and First CSP9 Informal Preparatory Meetings


14 - 17 February 2023

Information regarding the upcoming meetings is available here.

             CSP9 Preparatory Process               

News alert

Call for Proposals for 2023 VTF cycle is OPEN

The deadline for the submission of proposals to the ATT Voluntary Trust Fund 2023 Cycle is 20 January 2023.

Information on how to apply is available here

Gabon becomes the 112th State Party

Gabon deposited its instrument of acceptance on 21 September to become the 112th State Party to the Arms Trade Treaty.


Final Report of CSP8

The Eighth Conference of States Parties to the ATT (CSP8) took place from 22-26 August 2022. The Final Report and all conference documentation are available here.

Arrangement with ATT Secretariat in terms of ATT Financial Rule 8(1)d

Information on the procedure to follow when applying to make a financial arrangement with the ATT Secretariat in terms of Rule 8(1)d of the ATT Financial Rules is available here

The Status of Contributions

The status of contributions as at 31 October 2022 is available here.

The ATT rollover register as at 31 October 2022 is available here.

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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 112 States Parties and 29 States that have signed but not yet ratified the Treaty.

Status of ATT Participation

  • State Party
  • Signatory

Current President

H. E. Thomas GÖBEL
Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Germany to the Conference on Disarmament

Thomas GÖBEL

Ambassador (Germany)

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