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Promover la responsabilidad de las transferencias internacionales de armas convencionales

Sixth Conference

of States Parties to the ATT

17 - 21 August 2020, Geneva, Switzerland

President's announcement regarding the Sixth Conference of States Parties to the ATT (CSP6) is available here.

CSP5 Final Report

News alert

CSP6 President's Announcement

The President of CSP6, Ambassador Carlos FORADORI of Argentina, has announced the current ATT office holders and the schedule of meetings for CSP6.

VTF Call for Proposals
NOW OPEN

The Call for Proposals to the 2020 VTF cycle is now open for applications until 16 January 2020.

The Status of Contributions

The status of contributions as at 31 October 2019 is available here.






The ATT rollover register as at 31 October 2019 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 105 States Parties and 130 Signatory States.

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Current President

Let me welcome you to the official website of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT). The ATT is the first global, legally binding instrument to regulate the international trade in conventional arms. It is an invaluable tool to promote cooperation, transparency and responsible action by States Parties in the arms trade. It also aims to prevent and eradicate the illicit trade in conventional arms and prevent their diversion to unauthorized users and uses.

As President of the Sixth Conference of the States Parties, I would like to invite you to join our efforts to achieve universalization and full implementation of the treaty. Only through the establishment of the highest standards of the international trade of conventional weapons and the application of effective measures to prevent and eradicate diversion will we achieve the final purpose of the treaty: reducing human suffering and contributing to peace, security and international and regional stability.

In that sense, enhancing transparency and information sharing to prevent and eradicate diversion of conventional weapons to the illicit market will be a focus theme of my Presidency.

I look forward to working with all the States Parties, signatory and observer States as well as other stakeholders to achieve the objectives of the Treaty.
President

Carlos FORADORI

Ambassador (Argentina)

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