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Featured Speakers Justine Fleischner, Conflict Armament Research Hosna Jalil, Former Deputy Minister, Ministry of Interior, Afghanistan Elias Yousif, Security Assistance Monitor Moderated By Rachel Stohl, Stimson Center
Published November 11, 2021 / Held December 1, 2021


Report
An analytical tool for interested States and relevant stakeholders to enhance their ongoing efforts to prevent, detect, eradicate, and address diversion
By Rachel Stohl Research Contributor
Published November 3, 2021


Enhancing knowledge, facilitating dialogue, and identifying options and avenues for more effective policies and practices to address diversion risks under the ATT
By Shannon Dick Research and Project Management ·  Ryan Fletcher Research ·  Rachel Stohl Project Director
Published November 3, 2021


Report
Assessing ATT States Parties’ commitments to and advancement of transparency in the global arms trade, as exemplified by their patterns of reporting on annual arms exports and imports.
By Rachel Stohl Project Director  ·  Ryan Fletcher Research  ·  Shannon Dick Research
Published October 27, 2021


Event Panel
Opening Remarks Rainer Schmiedchen, German Federal Foreign Office Ambassador Robbert Gabriëlse, Permanent Representative of the Netherlands to the Conference on Disarmament Presenters Rachel Stohl, Stimson Center Carina Solmirano, ATT Monitor Sarah Par …

Transparency in the Arms Trade: Examining the Role and Efforts of the Arms Trade Treaty Read More »

Published October 5, 2021 / Held October 28, 2021


Event
Featured Speakers: Nino Akhvlediani, Ministry of Defense of Georgia Verity Coyle, Stimson Center Allison Pytlak, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) Moderated By Rachel Stohl, Stimson Center This event is being co-hosted in …

Addressing Gender in the ATT Process Read More »

Published September 23, 2021 / Held October 6, 2021


Resource
A resource for States Parties to the Arms Trade Treaty in better understanding and adhering to the treaty’s reporting requirements
Published August 29, 2021


Event Panel
Opening Remarks Rainer Schmiedchen, Germany Featured Speakers Stela Petrovic, Republic of Serbia Himayu Shiotani, Conflict Armament Research Alfredo Malaret Baldo, United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research Tom Nijs, Flanders, Belgium Moderated …

Analyzing Diversion Dynamics: Lessons Learned Read More »

Published August 17, 2021 / Held August 31, 2021


Event
Chair André Mittmann, Policy, State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), Switzerland Panelists Emma Tobin, Department of ForeignAffairs, Ireland Stephen Singo Mwachofi, Security Research Information Centre Verity Coyle, Stimson Center Anna Crowe, H …

Implementing the GBV, Terrorism, and Transnational Organized Crime Provisions of ATT Article 7: Tools for Effective Export Risk Assessment Read More »

Published April 23, 2021 / Held April 29, 2021


Event Panel
Featured Speakers Ambassador Lansana Gberie, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Sierra Leone, Geneva Hayley Gill, Conflict Armament Research Himayu Shiotani, United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research Rachel Stohl, Stimson Center Moderat …

A Comprehensive Approach to Prevent and Mitigate the Risk of Diversion Read More »

Published April 16, 2021 / Held April 26, 2021


Event Panel
Featured Speakers Annie Shiel, Senior Advisor for U.S. Policy and Advocacy, Center for Civilians in Conflict (CIVIC) Frank Slijper, Project Leader, Arms Trade, PAX Rachel Stohl, Vice President, Stimson Center Akbar Shahid Ahmed, Senior Foreign Affairs …

Biden and Congress at 100 Days – Assessing Arms Trade Policy Read More »

Published April 8, 2021 / Held May 3, 2021


Report
A good practice compendium on methods to mitigate arms diversion.
Published March 23, 2021


Report
Assist licensing officers in obtaining the best information relevant to the gender-based violence risk assessment and enable them to make well-informed decisions on export applications compliant with the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT)
By Verity Coyle Researcher
Published March 23, 2021


Event
Introductory Remarks Emma Tobin, Department of Foreign Affairs of Ireland Featured Speakers Nicolas Florquin, Small Arms Survey Jonah Leff, Conflict Armament Research Rachel Stohl, Stimson Center Moderated by Himayu Shiotani, United Nations Institute f …

Practical Tools for Addressing the Risk of Weapons Diversion Read More »

Published March 15, 2021 / Held March 31, 2021


Event Panel
Featured Speakers Verity Coyle, Stimson Center Anna Crowe, Harvard International Human Rights Clinic Emma Tobin, Department of Foreign Affairs of Ireland Moderated by Rachel Stohl, Stimson Center
Published March 9, 2021 / Held March 25, 2021


Report
This report was originally published by UNIDIR.
By Rachel Stohl Research Contributor
Published October 30, 2020


Report
Examining the 2019 ATT annual reports and identifying trends in and challenges to transparency in the global arms trade
By Rachel Stohl Project Director
Published October 29, 2020


Event Research Launch
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XEYAPK6DpsU&t=1154s Speakers H.E. Mr Robbert Gabriëlse, Permanent Representative of the Netherlands to the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva and Disarmament Ambassador at largeDiwaka Prakash, Legal Adviser Australi …

Transparency and Reporting in the Arms Trade Treaty: Challenges and Trends in the Age of COVID-19 Read More »

Published October 19, 2020 / Held October 29, 2020


Event
Speakers: Ambassador Federico Villegas, Permanent Representative of Argentina to the UN and IOs in Geneva and President, ATT 6th Conference of States Parties (Opening Remarks) Jonah Leff,  Conflict Armament Research  Tom Nijs, Fland …

The Arms Trade Treaty & Diversion: Assessing Risks and Impacts Read More »

Published July 29, 2020 / Held August 17, 2020


Report
This report was originally published on UNIDIR.
Published June 23, 2020


Op-Ed
One year ago today, President Trump announced the United States would “unsign” the Arms Trade Treaty. While this anniversary will likely be missed by a country and world grappling with COVID-19, it is worth reflecting on the impact of this po …

Unhappy Anniversary: The US ‘Unsigned’ the Arms Trade Treaty a Year Ago Read More »

By Rachel Stohl Author
Published April 27, 2020


Report
The Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) is the first legally binding international agreement to regulate the global trade in conventional arms by establishing common international standards for countries to incorporate into their national transfer control systems. …

Understanding the Role of U.S. Industry in the Arms Trade Treaty Read More »

Published August 20, 2019


Stimson in the News
Leaving the Arms Trade Treaty would be another shot in America’s foot President Donald Trump‘s announcement in late April that the U.S. will withdraw its signature from the Arms Trade Treaty is the latest move by an administration innately hostile to n …

Op-ed by Rachel Stohl on leaving the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) Read More »

Published May 10, 2019


Stimson in the News
TRUMP UNSIGNS THE ARMS TRADE TREATY: HOW DID WE GET HERE? You might have heard that President Donald Trump struck another fatal blow to multilateral diplomacy last week when he announced that the United States would withdraw its signature from the …

Op-ed by Rachel Stohl on Unsigning the Arms Trade Treaty Read More »

Published May 3, 2019


Commentary
In a fiery speech at the annual meeting of the National Rifle Association on Friday, President Trump announced that the United States would “unsign” the Arms Trade Treaty, or ATT. This decision is a mistake, not only because it undermines the United St …

Trump’s Withdrawal from Arms Trade Treaty Could Reduce US Exports Read More »

Published May 1, 2019


Commentary
President Trump announced on Friday — during a speech that pandered to special-interest groups and was symbolic of his administration’s disdain for multilateral agreements — that the United States would “unsign” the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), a landmark …

Trump’s decision to leave a global arms treaty was built on an NRA lie Read More »

Published May 1, 2019


Stimson in the News
Trump’s decision to leave a global arms treaty was built on an NRA lie President Trump announced on Friday — during a speech that pandered to special-interest groups and was symbolic of his administration’s disdain for multilateral agreements …

Op-ed by Rachel Stohl on Trump’s Decision to leave the ATT Read More »

Published April 29, 2019


Press Statement
Statement: Trump “Un-signing” Arms Trade Treaty undermines US leadership and harms national security. Today President Trump announced that his administration would “un-sign” the Arms Trade treaty (ATT), a landmark agreement that regulates the internati …

Statement: Trump “Un-signing” Arms Trade Treaty undermines US leadership and harms national security Read More »

Published April 26, 2019


Stimson in the News
During NRA speech, Trump drops out of another global arms treaty President Trump announced Friday that he would end U.S. support for a global arms pact known as the Arms Trade Treaty in the latest illustration of his aversion to international agreement …

Rachel Stohl quoted in article about Trump dropping out of another global arms treaty during NRA speech Read More »

Published April 26, 2019


Stimson in the News
Trump pulling U.S. out of U.N. arms treaty, heeding NRA INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) – President Donald Trump told the National Rifle Association on Friday he was pulling the United States out of an international arms treaty signed in 2013 by then-President …

Rachel Stohl quoted in article about US pulling out of UN arms treaty Read More »

Published April 26, 2019


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