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.
Can be submitted to:
Countries have committed to report every two years on the implementation of the PoA and ITI.
2020 National reports should be submitted by 30 March.
- Note Verbale
- Submitted reports: 2020
- How to submit – Online reporting
- National Point of Contact
- Country profiles
In addition, States can provide by 29 February 2020 to the Secretariat their views on preventing the diversion of small arms, see Note Verbale