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(Part 1) Special event to mark the opening for signature of the Arms Trade Treaty
3 Jun 2013 -  The Arms Trade Treaty was adopted by the General Assembly in its resolution 67/234B of 2 April 2013. In accordance with its article 21, the Treaty shall be open for signature at the United Nations Headquarters in New York by all States from Monday, 3 June 2013, until its entry into force.

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10:00 Opening session

Ms. Angela Kane, High Representative for Disarmament Affairs

H.E. Ambassador Peter Woolcott, President of the Final United Nations Conference on the Arms Trade Treaty

Ms. Christine Beerli, Permanent Vice-President of the International Committee of the Red Cross

Civil society representative (TBC)

10:30 Signing Ceremony

12:00 Remarks by governmental delegations

3:00 Ministerial Segment

Opening remarks by the Secretary-General

Key-note remarks by H.E. Ms. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate (TBC)

Remarks by Ministers

3:45 Additional remarks by governmental delegations

6:00 Close
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