United nations the arms trade treaty preamble the states parties to this treaty, guided by the purposes and principles of the charter of the united nations. Preparatory committee for the united nations conference on the arms trade treaty (2010-2012. The authoritative source of data and analysis for security and conflicts, military spending, non-proliferation, arms control, and disarmament.
The arms trade treaty (att) establishes a control system regulating the export of munitions and ammunition for arms and their parts and components. In 2006, states began exploring the feasibility and elements of a global arms trade treaty in january 2010, the un general assembly decided to convene the 2012 un. With two days of talks to go, the draft of an arms trade treaty (att) being negotiated in the un looks dangerously likely to be a relic before it ever comes into force.
Introduction on 2 april 2013, the un general assembly adopted the arms trade treaty (att) (unga resolution a/res/67/234 b) pacific countries were strong supporters. The 2013 arms trade treaty is the first global legally binding instrument regulating international transfers of conventional arms it has not yet entered into force. Campaign against arms trade (caat) is a uk-based organisation working to end the international arms trade. Second conference of states parties of the arms trade treaty the second conference of states parties (csp2) of the arms trade treaty. The arms trade treaty this agreement regulates international trade in conventional arms, from small arms (eg, guns) light weapons (eg, rockets and grenades) and.
The arms trade treaty, number of african states signatories/parties the treaty enters into force ninety days following the date of deposit of the instrument of. The arms trade treaty is a powerful tool in helping prevent weapons transfers to government security forces where there is a likelihood that they will be. The arms trade treaty is a multilateral treaty designed to regulate international trade in conventional arms the united states was the 91st state to sign the treaty.
Swp-berlin the arms trade treaty july 2007 1 on 6 december 2006, the united nations general assembly (ga) voted 153 to one1 to begin work on a. Even though the arms trade treaty has been in place for four years, global arms trade is still on the rise as world leaders meet to discuss the treaty, we. In june 2017, ipis launched its e-learning digital education package to support the early ratification and effective implementation of the arms trade treaty.
Towards a universal arms trade treaty giacomo persi paoli, elli kytomaki understanding barriers and challenges in south-east asia. This paper analyses the role that the defence industry and international investors financing the production and trade of military goods can have in the. Us secretary of state john kerry has signed a landmark treaty at the un general assembly in new york aimed at regulating the multibillion-dollar global.
78 arms trade treaty: a critical analysis ghazala yasmin jalil abstract the arms trade treaty (att), in force since 2014, aims to regulate the. Русский] the ground-breaking arms trade treaty (att) adopted in april 2013, is the first global treaty to regulate the conventional arms trade. The arms trade treaty (att) is a multilateral treaty that regulates the international trade in conventional weapons it entered into force on 24 december 2014 ninety. Targeting international trade in conventional the world has forgotten about burgeoning black-market trade of arms across it’s a treaty.