The 3rd PrepCom for the conclusion of an international Arms Trade Treaty was held at the UN Headquarters in New York from July 11 to July 15. Delegations discussed such topics as implementation and final provisions of the treaty on the basis of the Chairs’ (Argentinian Ambassador Moritan) Non-papers. The final treaty conference will be held in July 2012, following the 4th and last PrepCom in February 2012. If and how the Trety will be concluded remains to be seen.
Towards an Arms Trade Treaty – A path of trial and tribulation by Andrea Leiter