Ensuring Success: Laying the Foundation for Effective Implementation of the ATT

Implementing agency: Stimson Center

Project timeframe: 01/01/2014 – 30/06/2014

Target countries: Global Focus

Goal: To assist States and civil society organizations to prepare for future implementation projects and programs.

Activities and Outputs: 

Ratification Checklist

Enables UN Member States to internally assess 12 areas of their national arms transfer systems relating to ATT implementation, and facilitates domestic identification of areas that require further development. [View checklist here]

Baseline Assessment Survey

Provides States the ability to conduct a preliminary assessment of the 12 areas relating to ATT implementation identified in the Ratification Checklist, and allows States to identify areas for matching international assistance with specified needs. [View survey here]

ATT-Baseline Assessment Project Portal (ATT-BAPP)

ATT-BAPP is an online platform, www.armstrade.info, that presents information from completed surveys for analyzing current State practices and requisite needs for effective treaty implementation. [View country profiles here]


‘The ATT Baseline Assessment Project. Initial Findings and Current State Practice’, October 2014 [Read here]

A summary and further information about the project are available here: Ideas Into Action: An Innovative Project For Effective Arms Trade Treaty Implementation.

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