Eighth Conference of States Parties (CSP8)


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The Eighth Conference of States Parties (CSP8) to the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) is scheduled to take place as follows:

Date:                  22-26 August 2022
Venue:                 Centre International de Conférences Genève (CICG), Geneva, Switzerland
Time:                  10:00-13:00 and 15:00-18:00 (CEST)

On 16 June, the confirmation of the CSP8 format was announced: Confirmation CSP8 Format

On 21 June, an invitation to CSP8 was circulated: Invitation to CSP8

All the information to facilitate your participation in CSP8 will be made available on this page.

If you require any additional information or assistance, please do not hesitate to contact the ATT Secretariat at: info@thearmstradetreaty.org

Link to livestreaming platform (here): available 10:00-13:00 and 15:00-18:00 (CEST)


The opening session of the Conference will take place on Monday, 22 August 2022, from 10h00 -11h00 and will be addressed by the following invited speakers:

  1. H.E. Ms. Annalena BAERBOCK, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Germany
  2. H.E. Mr. Peter MAURER, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
  3. Ms. Melanie REGIMBAL, Head of ODA's Geneva Office, representing the Under-Secretary-General and UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs
  4. Mr. Alejandro CASTAÑEDA MEDINA, Disarmament Analyst, Colombian Campaign to Ban Landmines (Control Arms)



The thematic discussion on Post Shipment Controls will take place from 11h15 to 13h00. The session will take the format of a panel discussion involving the following persons:

  1. Mr. Axel KRICKOW, Deputy Head of Division, Federal Office for Economic Affiars and Export Control (BAFA), Germany
  2. H.E. Mr. Simon PLÜSS, Deputy Head: Bilateral Economic Relations and Head of Arms Control and Arms Control Policy Sector at the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), Switzerland
  3. Mr. Isaac MORALES TENORIO, Coordinator for Multidimensional Security at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mexico
  4. Mr. Michael HUMBEK, Chief Executive Officer, Dynamit Nobel Defence, Germany
  5. Mr. Mark BROMLEY, Director of the SIPRI Dual-Use and Arms Trade Control Programme

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