Background

Activity description
As part of the project 'Supporting the Arms Trade Treaty Negotiations through Regional Discussions and Expertise Sharing', this regional seminar was organized by UNIDIR in order to support the preparatory process leading to the UN Conference on the ATT. It provided an opportunity for participants to discuss concrete recommendations on the elements of the future Treaty, and supported States in developing expertise to implement effective arms transfer controls.

Project description
The project 'Supporting the Arms Trade Treaty Negotiations through Regional Discussions and Expertise Sharing' consisted of a series of regional events organized by UNIDIR to support the negotiations on the future ATT. It sought to support an inclusive process and provide a platform for states to discuss concrete suggestions and recommendations on the elements of the treaty. The project also supported UN Member States in developing and enforcing national and regional arms transfer control systems.

Focus of Activity

International instruments
Regional cooperation

Type of Activity

Sensitization and outreach

Partners

Australia
Micronesia (Federated States of)
Fiji
Indonesia
Japan
New Zealand
Palau
Papua New Guinea
Philippines
Singapore
Solomon Islands
Republic of Korea (South Korea)
Vietnam

Implementers

The United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR)

Donors

EU
The United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR)

URLs

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