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October 8, 2014

The Arms Trade Treaty (WP1341)

We talk about the significance of the treaty being signed by 50 states and why is it so important to the British government. We discuss the role of NGOs, why industry is interested and what happens now that the treaty is in force.

Contributors:

Jessica Hand, Head, Arms Export Policy Department, Directorate for Defence and International Security, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, London

Anna Macdonald, Director of Control Arms Secretariat, Control Arms, New York

Andrew Wood, Director, Strategic Export Control, Rolls-Royce plc, London