Activity title

Arab States Preparatory Meeting ahead of the UN Final Conference on the conclusion of the Arms Trade Treaty (18-28 Mar 2013 – New York)

14/01/2013 - 16/01/2013

Background

Activity description
From the 14 to the 16 January 2013, LAS member states met in Cairo for a preparation meeting ahead of the final UN Conference for drafting the Arms Trade Treaty, which was held from 18 to 28 March 2013, at the UN HQ’s in New York. This closed meeting was held in the framework of the LAS Council Resolutions to coordinate Arab positions in disarmament issues.

Focus of Activity

Transfer controls
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)

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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