EU-ATT OP Senegal Initial Country Visit
As part of the 'EU-ATT OP', the German Federal Office for Economic Affairs and Export Control (BAFA) organized an event with all relevant stakeholders in Senegal in order to discuss challenges, priorities and needs posed by ATT implementation. Senegalese experts discussed with their colleagues from Belgium, France and Portugal the national control system of arms transfers. From the discussions, a tailor-made roadmap will be developed in close cooperation with the responsible Senegalese authority, containing further activities with the aim to implement effective and sustainable measures regarding the ATT.
The goal of 'EU ATT Outreach Project' is to support the early entry into force and effective implementation of the ATT. Upon request, the project will support a number of States in strengthening their arms transfer control systems with a view to being able to implement the ATT. The project also aims to increase awareness and ownership of the ATT at national and regional levels and therein contribute to its universalisation. The EU ATT Outreach Project has three different components: 1) Tailored National Assistance Programmes; 2) Ad-hoc Activities; and 3) Regional Seminars. National assistance programmes are developed in close cooperation with partner countries. Key elements of national assistance programmes are: an initial needs assessment visit; inclusive roadmap development; and, practical support follow up activities. The project is implemented by BAFA and co-funded between the EU and the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany.
European External Action Service
Directorate for Security Policy and Conflict Prevention
Federal Office for Economic Affairs and Export Control (BAFA)
Frankfurter Str. 29 – 35
Phone: +49 6196 908-2602
Fax: +49 6196 908 11-2602