The ATT Monitor is the civil society-based global resource that provides independent analysis and information on the effectiveness of the ATT, and supports the implementation of, and accession to the Treaty.
Transparency and Reporting in the Global Arms Trade
Identifying Gaps in Reported Arms Transfers and Assessing States’ Commitments to Transparency (2015–2019)*
Annual reports on arms exports and imports submitted by ATT States Parties are intended to be a critical tool for increasing transparency and providing greater understanding of the global arms trade.
WATCH: Launch of ATT Monitor 2021 Report
The side event presented the ATT Monitor 2021 Report including a discussion on stockpile management as a key mechanism for addressing the illicit trade in small arms and light weapons (SALW) and an analysis of five years of ATT annual reporting data, looking at the degree to which annual reporting by States Parties is meaningfully transparent and whether it has contributed to transparency in line with the Treaty’s object and purpose.
The 2021 Report
The ATT Monitor 2021 Report provides an overall analysis of reporting practices, including an in-depth look at ATT Initial and Annual Reports.
The ATT Monitor also explores stockpile management as a key mechanism for addressing the illicit trade in small arms and light weapons (SALW) and highlights synergies between ATT provisions and other global arms control frameworks.