Towards the 1st Conference of States Parties of the ATT: African States in Action


CPS - AVIP has been active at the last conference in Berlin in supporting the African Group toward a successful participation of African States. Zambia, Lesotho, South Africa, Ghana, Togo, Nigeria and Mali have been leading the way in steering the African Group to a consensus on various aspects related to the first Conference of States Parties  of the Arms Trade Treaty. Suggestions and proposal from the African Group have focused on the date of the conference and preparatory meetings. Control Arms, the leading Civil Society Organisation toward a successful entry into force of the ATT expressed the urgency of the implementation including Articles 6 and 7.

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