When was the Arms Trade Treaty adopted and entered into force?
Last Updated: Apr 23, 2021
The Arms Trade Treaty was adopted on 2 April 2013 by General Assembly resolution 67/234B. It opened for signature in New York from 3 June 2013 and in accordance with article 22, the treaty entered into force on 24 December 2014.
Document A/CONF.217/2013/L.3, contains the text of the treaty. Information on signatories and status is available through the UN Treaty website.
Information on documentation relating to the treaty is available through the ASK FAQ linked below.
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