Statements from the Fourth Conference of States Parties to the Arms Trade Treaty

Monday, 20 August 2018

High-level segment

Organisation of work and welcoming remarks

  • President of CSP4, Ambassador Mr. Nobushige Takamizawa of Japan

General Debate

Tuesday, 21 August 2018

General Debate (continued)

Treaty Implementation

Thematic discussion on diversion


  • Introduction by Mr. Yann Hwang, France (moderator)
  • Presentation from Ambassador Miguel Ruiz Cabanas, Mexico
  • Presentation from Mr. Jonah Leff, Conflict Armamament Research
  • Presentation from Mr. Paul Holtom, Small Arms Survey
  • Presentation from BG Hery Emma Rene Randriamiaramanana, Madagascar
  • Presentation from Ms. Lyndal Nixon, Australian Export Control Office

Response and discussion

Wednesday, 22 August 2018


  • Presentation from Mr. Dumisani Dladla, Head of the ATT Secretariat
  • Presentation of the Draft Report from the Working Group on Transparency and Reporting (WGTR), delivered by its co-chairs Mexico and Belgium
  • Australia (Mr.)
  • South Africa (Ms.)
  • Belgium (Mr.)
  • Switzerland (Mr.)
  • United Kingdom (Ms.)
  • Argentina (Ms.)
  • Republic of Korea (Ms.)
  • Paraguay (Mr.)
  • Mexico (Ms.)
  • Netherlands (Mr.)
  • Guatemala (Ms.)
  • Japan (Mr.)
  • Costa Rica (Ms.)
  • Sweden (Mr.)
  • Brazil (Mr.)
  • France (Mr.)
  • ICRC (Ms.)
  • ECOWAS (Mr.)
  • Control Arms (Mr.)
  • Centre for Armed Violence Reduction (CAVR) (Mr.)

General Debate (continued)

  • Canadian National Firearms Association (Mr.)


Thursday, 23 August 2018

International Assistance

Matters pertaining to the Secretariat

Financial matters

Friday, 24 August 2018

Matters pertaining to the Fifth Conference of States Parties (CSP5) and Any Other Business

  • Remarks from President, and presentation of draft Final Report

Consideration of the Final Report

Closure of the Fourth Conference of States Parties

  • Closing remarks from Ambassdor Takamizwa, President
  • Remarks from Ambassador Janis Karklins of Latvia, president of the Fifth Conference of States Parties (CSP5)