Regional meeting on the control of illicit trafficking of firearms in Chile

On 12-13 September, civil society representatives and officials met for the ‘Fourth meeting of the Southern Cone on the control of illicit trafficking and transfers of firearms’ in Santiago, Chile. It was organised by Amnesty International Chile and Fundación Arias para la Paz y el Progreso Humano in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Chile. The participants discussed the development of an Arms Trade Treaty, as well as the implementation of existing regional agreements to prevent trafficking and promote transparency in arms transfers.