Programme of Action on Small Arms and Light Weapons – Seventh Biennial Meeting of States


In light of the situation concerning the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the General Assembly postponed BMS7 to a period in 2021 to be decided by the General Assembly at its seventy-fifth session.

Biennial Meetings of States have the mandate to consider the national, regional and global implementation of the Programme of Action (PoA) to prevent, combat and eradicate the illicit trade in small arms and light weapons in all its aspects and its International Tracing Instrument (ITI).