Arms Control 2.0: Operationalizing SDG Target 16.4

Glenn McDonald
Briefing Paper

Arms Control 2.0: Operationalizing SDG Target 16.4 describes how the implementation of international arms control instruments supports the aim of reducing illicit arms flows in line with Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Target 16.4.

It also focuses on the challenge of measuring progress made in achieving Target 16.4 and related SDGs, noting that the success of both the SDG and conventional arms control processes will largely depend on the extent to which states take advantage of the synergies between SDG indicators, including at the national and regional levels, and reporting under the international arms control instruments. While important potential synergies in reporting and data collection exist, they will remain stillborn unless translated into concrete action.

Translated into Arabic by the EU-LAS project.

Available in:  ARABIC | ENGLISH

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Keywords: SDGs PoA Arms Trade Treaty Firearms Protocol International Tracing Instrument EU-LAS