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The Arms Trade Treaty

Document type
Multilateral
Field of application
Global
Date
Apr 2, 2013
Source
IUCN (ID: TRE-160004)
Title (French)

Traité sur le commerce des armes

Title (Spanish)

Tratado sobre el commercio de armas

Place of adoption
New York
Depository
UN United Nations
Language
English, Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish
Entry into force
Dec 24, 2014
Subject
Legal questions
Abstract

The objectif of this treaty is to establish common international standards for regulating or improving the regulation of the internaitonal trade in conventional arms and to prevent and eradicate illicit trade in conventional arms.

Website
www.un.org
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Country/Participant

Countries Entry into force Ratification * Simple signature
Albania
Andorra - -
Angola - -
Antigua and Barbuda
Argentina
Australia
Austria
Bahamas
Bahrain - -
Bangladesh - -
Barbados
Belgium
Belize
Benin
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Brazil - -
Bulgaria
Burkina Faso
Burundi - -
Cambodia - -
Cameroon - -
Cape Verde
Central African Republic -
Chad
Chile - -
Colombia - -
Comoros - -
Congo - -
Costa Rica
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Côte d'Ivoire
Denmark
Djibouti - -
Dominica
Dominican Republic
El Salvador
Estonia
Finland
France
Gabon - -
Georgia
Germany
Ghana
Greece
Grenada
Guatemala
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau - -
Guyana
Haiti - -
Honduras - -
Hungary
Iceland
Ireland
Israel - -
Italy
Jamaica
Japan
Kiribati - -
Korea, Republic of
Latvia
Lebanon - -
Lesotho
Liberia
Libya - -
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Macedonia, FYR
Madagascar
Malawi - -
Malaysia - -
Mali
Malta
Mauritania
Mauritius -
Mexico
Moldova, Republic of
Monaco -
Mongolia - -
Montenegro
Mozambique - -
Namibia - -
Nauru - -
Netherlands
New Zealand
Niger
Nigeria
Norway
Palau - -
Panama
Paraguay
Peru
Philippines - -
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Rwanda - -
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Samoa
San Marino
Sao Tome and Principe - -
Senegal
Serbia
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Singapore - -
Slovakia
Slovenia
South Africa
Spain
Suriname - -
Swaziland - -
Sweden
Switzerland
Tanzania, Un. Rep. of - -
Thailand - -
Togo
Trinidad and Tobago
Turkey - -
Tuvalu
Ukraine - -
United Arab Emirates - -
United Kingdom
United States of America - -
Uruguay
Vanuatu - -
Zambia
Zimbabwe - -

* [1] Ratification [2] Accession/approbation [3] Acceptance/approval [4] Succession [5] Consent to be bound [6] Definite signature