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UN Conference on the Arms Trade Treaty, July 2 – 27, 2012

From 2-27 July, all countries of the world are coming together in New York to negotiate what is seen as the most important initiative ever regarding conventional arms regulation within the United Nations. A robust arms trade treaty can make a difference for millions of people confronted with insecurity, deprivation and fear. The following essential documents available at: – Provisional rules of procedure of the Conference (adopted 3 July) – Compilation of views on the elements of an arms trade treaty – Report of the Preparatory Committee Background In all parts of the world, the ready availability of weapons…