Seventieth session of UNGA's First Committee : Furthering the Arms Trade Treaty

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The United Nations General Assembly's work on disarmament is carried out by one of its main committees. First Committee deals on Disarmament and International Security. The Centre for Peace, Security and Armed Violence Prevention was involved in the First Committee of the UNGA in New York by the Programme Director Nounou Booto Meeti.

First Conference of States Parties to the Arms Trade Treaty in Mexico

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The CSP 2015 in Cancun / Mexico hailed successful outcomes with a common message: we need strong implementation of the Arms Trade Treaty to save lives. This message echoed by Control Arms Coalition which is the main civil society umbrella organisation campaigning for a robust and legally binding Arms Trade Treaty. The “save lives” message was also echoed by Governments throughout the High Level sessions.  The majority of States also paid tribute to the role of civil society, in securing the ATT, and working toward its implementation and universalisation.

Port of Spain Meeting: Towards the 1st Conference of States Parties of the ATT

16624688172_882c77bfbd_o.jpgCPS – AVIP was represented by Nounou Booto Meeti as part of Control Arms coalition for an effective implementation of the ATT [Arms Trade Treaty]. Campaigners were gathering in Port of Spain / Trinidad & Tobago from 23 – 24 February for the Preparatory Meeting toward the First Conference of States (CSP) Parties to the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT).  

 

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