What are key challenges facing the implementation of the PoA and the ITI? How can the Fourth Review Conference (RevCon4) in June 2024 be used to overcome these small arms and light weapons (SALW) control challenges?

Between May and September 2023, UNODA and UNIDIR co-organized a series of expert seminars to bring a diverse group of experts from Member States, United Nations entities, regional and international organizations, specialized non-governmental organizations, civil society, and the private sector together to discuss critical issues in SALW control. These discussions, which covered new technologies, national ownership, international cooperation and assistance, and the linkages between SALW and sustainable development, identified actionable steps that States could consider at RevCon4 to advance PoA/ITI implementation. This report outlines the key findings and recommendations with the aim to help States and other stakeholders to better prepare for RevCon4.

Citation: Ruben Nicolin (2024). “Inputs for Action on Small Arms: Conclusions and Recommendations from the Thematic Expert Seminars”, UNIDIR, Geneva. https://doi.org/10.37559/CAAP/24/ASC/03