Un Gun Agreement

It was then decided to set up a preparatory committee, which had two meetings in 2010 and 2011 respectively, followed by the UN Conference on the Arms Trade Treaty in 2012. Then, the last UN conference on the arms trade was convened in 2013, as no agreement could be reached the previous year. The final text of the treaty was to be adopted by consensus, in accordance with the rules of procedure of the conference agreed upon by the preparatory committee. At the first conference, Russia and the United States said they were not willing to adopt the draft text presented by Argentine President Roberto García Moritán. Accordingly, the General Assembly convened the closing conference at which the general agreement, including between Russia and the United States, was developed on the draft text prepared by Australian President Peter Woolcott. The last day of the final UN. . .