Arms Trade Treaty – EU Priorities before March 2013 Negotiations

On 28th November 2012, Cédric Poitevin attended the Public Hearing on the Arms Trade Treaty organized by the European Parliament Subcommittee on Security and Defence. He gave a presentation analyzing the strengths and weaknesses of the draft text of the Chairman of the July 2012 Diplomatic Conference. He then detailed what should be the priorities for the European Union and its Member States in the upcoming negotiations in March 2013.