EU ATT OP II seminar on 'Awareness on transparency in ATT implementation' in Cameroon

Activity description

On 16-17 April 2019, Expertise France, in the framework of the EU P2P ATT Outreach Project, organized a seminar on 'Awareness on transparency in ATT implementation' in Cameroon. Cameroon has recently ratified the Arms Trade Treaty and is in the process of implementing the Kinshasa Convention on small arms and light weapons,. As such, the Government is taking action to modernize its national system for controlling international arms transfers, drawing from international best practices in this area. This process It aims in particular to meet the transparency requirements included in the Treaty.

The event, was the second of five planned activities and aimed to facilitate the exchange of international good practices in the field and identify relevant actions for the national arms transfer control system. The event was organized in the form of a discussion between European practitioners and representatives of the stakeholders involved with transparency in controls in Cameroon.

Project description

The EUP2P ATT is a programme of the European Union in support of the implementation of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) co-implemented by Expertise France and BAFA. The main objectives of this programme are to promote the effective implementation of the ATT by supporting partner countries in the strengthening of their arms transfer control systems and to work towards the universal adoption of the treaty.

Type of Activity
Sensitization and outreach
Focus of Activity
Border controls
Brokering controls
Control list
Import controls
International instruments
Reporting on arms transfers
Risk assessments
Transfer controls
Transit and trans-shipment controls
Expertise France
European Union (EU)
Contact Details

Expertise France

Point of Contact: Caroline PARQUET, Programme Coordinator