Statements on the Arms Trade Treaty

Submitted by delegations from the start of the Preparatory Committee. Scroll down for statements by regional groups, United Nations bodies, international and regional organizations, and NGOs.

Individual Member States and Observer States

Member State July 2010 February 2011 July 2011 February 2012 July 2012 March 2013
Algeria
Argentina
Australia
Austria
Bahamas
Bangladesh
Belarus
Belgium
Belize
Benin
Botswana
Brazil
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cambodia
Cameroon
Canada
Chile
China
Colombia
Costa Rica
Côte d'Ivoire
Cuba
Czech Republic
Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Dominican Republic
Denmark
Ecuador
Egypt
El Salvador
Estonia
Ethiopia
France
Fiji
Finland
Gabon
Germany
Ghana
Greece
Grenada
Guatemala
Guyana
Holy See
Iceland
India
Indonesia
Iran
Iraq
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Japan
Kazakhstan
Kenya
Lesotho
Liberia
Libya
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Malawi
Malaysia
Mali
Mexico
Mongolia
Montenegro
Morocco
Myanmar
Namibia
Nepal
Netherlands
New Zealand
Nicaragua
Niger
Nigeria
Norway
Pakistan
Papua New Guinea
Paraguay
Peru
Philippines
Poland
Portugal
Republic of the Congo
Republic of Korea
Romania
Russian Federation
Rwanda
Saint Lucia
Saudi Arabia
Senegal
Serbia
Sierra Leone
Singapore
South Africa
Spain
State of Palestine
Suriname
Sweden
Switzerland
Syria
Tanzania
Thailand
Togo
Trinidad and Tobago
Tunisia
Turkey
Uganda
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
United States
Ukraine
Uruguay
Venezuela
Vietnam
Yemen
Zambia
Zimbabwe

Regional Groups

Regional Group July 2010 February 2011 July 2011 February 2012 July 2012 March 2013
African Group
CARICOM
East African Community
ECOWAS
European Union
Group of Arab States
Pacific Island Countries
Pacific Small Island Developing States
Joint Statement (Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, Jamaica, Mexico, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago and Uruguay)
Joint Statement (Bahamas, Chile, Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Jamaica, Mexico, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago and Uruguay)
Joint Statement (Bahamas, Chile, Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Jamaica, Mexico, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago and Uruguay)
Joint Statement (China, France, Russian Federation, United Kingdom and United States)
Joint Statement (Denmark, Germany, Mexico, Netherlands, and United Kingdom)
Joint Statement (Ghana on behalf of 103 countries)
Joint Statement (Mexico on behalf of 106 countries)
Collective Security Treaty Organization (Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan)

United Nations

Organization July 2010 February 2011 July 2011 February 2012 July 2012 March 2013
Secretary-General
High Representative for Disarmament Affairs
UN CASA
Under Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs
and Emergency Relief Coordinator

International and Regional Organizations

Organization July 2010 February 2011 July 2011 February 2012 July 2012 March 2013
ICRC
RECSA
ICGLR

Non-Governmental Organizations

Organization July 2010 February 2011 July 2011 February 2012 July 2012 March 2013
Control Arms Coalition (Philippine Action Network to Control Arms, IANSA Women's Network, Saferworld, Amnesty International, Oxfam, and IANSA)
Defense Small Arms Advisory Council (DSAAC)
Firearms Importer/Exporter Roundtable (FAIR)
The Heritage Foundation
Instituto Sou da Paz
International Action Network on Small Arms (IANSA)
International Committee of Museums and Collection of Arms and Military History
National Rifle Association (NRA)
Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufactors' Institute (SAAMI)
World Forum on the Future of Sport Shooting Activities (WFSA)