Activity title

5th Annual Meeting of the Arab National Focal Points for SALW

05/06/2012 - 07/06/2012

Background

Activity description
On 5-7 June 2012, LAS hosted the 5th Annual Meeting of the Arab National Focal Points for SALW. This closed door meeting, which is held periodically, addressed international and regional developments in SALW controls and also represented the occasion to coordinate the position of the Arab States ahead of the 2nd Review Conference of the UNPOA (held from 27 August to 7 September 2012 in New York) and the UN Conference on the drafting of an Arms Trade Treaty (held on 2-27/7/2012 in New York).

Focus of Activity

Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW)
International instruments
Regional cooperation

Type of Activity

Sensitization and outreach

Partners

Algeria
Bahrain
Comoros
Djibouti
Egypt
United Arab Emirates
Iraq
Jordan
Kuwait
Lebanon
Libya
Mauritania
Morocco
Palestine
Qatar
Oman
Saudi Arabia
Somalia
Sudan
Tunisia
Yemen

Implementers

League of Arab States (LAS)

Related Activities

Contact Details

League of Arab States
Tahrir Square 1, 11642 Cairo, Egypt
Tel.: +20 2 25750511
Fax: +20 2 25740331
Point of Contact: Fadi Achaia
Phone: ext. 3567
E-mail: fadi.achaia@las.int