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Implementing the Arms Trade Treaty and the UNPOA – A Guide to Coordinating an Effective Arms Control System

Type of Document

Guidelines

Focus of Document

International instruments

Publisher(s)

Centre for Armed Violence Reduction (CAVR)

Publication Date

20/10/2017

Description

Implementing the Arms Trade Treaty and the UNPOA - A Guide to Coordinating an Effective Arms Control System

Additional information

This publication sets out to increase the understanding of government officials on how to develop an effective inter-agency coordinating mechanism and enhance the role of the National Point of Contact (NPC) for both the ATT and the UNPoA; provide government officials with an understanding of the role of their agency and their own portfolio in ratifying and implementing the ATT as well as in implementing the UNPoA; improve collaboration and coordination in order to achieve simple and effective reporting; help government officials to enhance regional collaboration and build a strong network of NPCs.