Seventh Biennial Meeting of States on the Programme of Action

The UN Programme of Action (PoA) on small arms and light weapons envisages the convening of Biennial Meetings of States “to consider the national, regional and global implementation of the Programme of Action.”

In light of the situation concerning the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the General Assembly postponed BMS7 to a period in 2021 to be decided by the General Assembly at its seventy-fifth session.

Informal consultations


Letters from the Chair:

Chair


Curriculum Vitae:

Ambassador Lazarus O. Amayo

Essential documents


Working papers


National reports


Countries have committed to report every two years on the implementation of the PoA and ITI.

2020 National reports are past due. Please submit as soon as possible.

In addition, States can provide by 29 February 2020 to the Secretariat their views on preventing the diversion of small arms, see Note Verbale

Documents


SG’s Report:

The illicit trade in small arms and light weapons in all its aspects

2020

2019 –  [A][C][E][F][R][S]

Information for NGOs


NGO accreditation: Aide-mémoire
[E] [F] [S]

Reports from Organizations


Relevant international and regional organizations submit reports on their implementation of the PoA and ITI (deadline: 31 May).

Submitted reports