ATT PrepCom concludes

The second session of the Preparatory Committee (PrepCom) for the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) concluded on 4 March. On 2 March, ‘Saving Lives: Preventing Gun Violence through the Arms Trade Treaty’, an event organised by IANSA, Amnesty International and ForUM, was attended by more than 120 people, including delegates from more than 20 UN Member States. Statements and analysis of the PrepCom by members of Control Arms are available from the Reaching Critical Will website. The forthcoming IANSA UN Bulletin will contain more details on IANSA specific themes including: small arms; ammunition; gender; and international cooperation and assistance.