Implementing agency: United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Africa
Project timeframe: 01/01/2015 – 31/12/2015
Target countries: Africa (includes West Africa and Island States)
Goal: Supported the ratification and future implementation of the ATT – Improved understanding of the Treaty
Activities and Outputs:
The Centre organized a workshop convening governmental representatives from all six African SIDS, the African Union, the Regional Disarmament Branch of the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs and the Institute for Security Studies (ISS Africa) on 29 and 30 May 2015. The workshop identified needs and challenges for SIDS regarding the ATT implementation, measures which could be taken to address such challenges. The workshop report was disseminated and shared with all participants. ‘Implementation of the Arms Trade Treaty for African Small Island Developing States‘.