Activity title

ATT Regional Seminar for Countries in Asia and the Pacific

13/10/2009 - 14/10/2009

Background

Activity description
As part of the project 'Promoting Discussion on an Arms Trade Treaty', this regional seminar was organized by UNIDIR in Kuala Lumpur on 13-14 October 2009. The seminar provided an opportunity for discussions around an Arms Trade Treaty by collecting and integrating national and regional contributions from Asia and the Pacific to the international process and contributed to identifying the scope and implications of the future ATT.

Activity description
The project 'Promoting Discussion on an Arms Trade Treaty' was carried out from February 2009 to August 2010 to promote discussions around an Arms Trade Treaty, integrate national and regional contributions to the international process, and identify the scope and implications of a possible treaty on the trade in conventional arms.

Focus of Activity

International instruments
Regional cooperation

Type of Activity

Sensitization and outreach

Partners

Australia
Bangladesh
Cambodia
Fiji
Japan
Lao People’s Democratic Republic
Malaysia
Mongolia
New Zealand
Pakistan
Philippines
Samoa
Singapore
Solomon Islands
Republic of Korea (South Korea)
Sri Lanka
Thailand

Implementers

The United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR)

Donors

EU
The United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR)

URLs

Related Activities

Contact Details

United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR)
Palais des Nations, 1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland
Tel.: +41 (0)22 917 11 41/15 83
Fax: +41 (0)22 917 01 76
E-mail: unidir@unog.ch
Point of Contact: Himayu Shiotani
Phone: +41 (0)22 917 21 81
E-mail: himayu.shiotani@un.org