A 2nd ATT CSP9 Informal Preparatory and Working Group Meetings Side Event
From arms manufacturers to brokers, freight forwarders, logistics and transportation service providers, banks, insurance companies, and other private entities, industry plays a key role in responsible international transfers of conventional arms and the effective implementation of the ATT. This side event provided a platform for sharing of experiences and lessons learned on effective measures and ways to engage industry to support ATT implementation. It also highlighted risk factors that industry actors could consider in order to determine and implement appropriate measures to promote a responsible international transfer of conventional arms. Opening remarks: Ambassador Seong-mee Yoon (Republic of Korea, ATT CSP9 President)
Mr. Rob Hunter-Perkins, Conflict Armament Research
Mr. Ron Thomason, Maritime Security Council
Ms. Aureliana Neacsu, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Romania
Mr. Diederik Cops, Flemish Peace Institute
Interactive dialogue among participants & panelists
Moderator: Ms. Anna Mensah, UNIDIR
This event was held on 11th May 2023, 13:15 – 14:30 CEST; in-person in Room XXIV, Building E, Palais des Nations, Geneva
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The United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR), Conflict Armament Research (CAR), and the Stimson Center are engaged in a research Consortium since 2019 aimed at increasing knowledge and strengthening shared understanding on the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) to support its effective implementation. In 2023, the Consortium is conducting research and facilitating dialogue events on “The Role of Industry in Responsible International Transfers of Conventional Arms”, in support of the Republic of Korea’s Presidency of the Ninth Conference of States Parties (CSP9) to the ATT.