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Cognizant of the need to prevent and combat the diversion of conventional arms into the illicit market or to unauthorized end users through the improvement of regulation on the international trade in conventional arms,

The goals and objectives of this Treaty are:

  • For States Parties to establish the highest possible common standards for regulating or improving regulation of the international trade in conventional arms;
  • To prevent, combat and eradicate the illicit trade in conventional arms and their diversion to illegal and unauthorized end use;

In order to:

  • Contribute to international and regional peace, security and stability;
  • Avoid that the international trade in conventional arms contributes to human suffering;
  • Promote cooperation, transparency and responsibility of States Parties in the trade in conventional arms, thus building confidence among States Parties,


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