Arms Trade Treaty - CSP5
Side Event


August 2019

“Situating the Arms Trade Treaty in the Global Arms Control Context”

Event Type: Panel Discussion 

Martin Butcher


Martin Butcher is a policy advisor on arms and conflict for Oxfam. Martin has 25 years of experience working on arms, disarmament and arms control for NGOs in the UK, Brussels and Washington DC. Martin’s research has covered a wide range of nuclear and conventional arms issues on NATO, the EU, the US, the UK, France and others.

Marc Finaud


Marc Finaud is a Senior Programme Advisor for the Emerging Security Challenges Programme at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) and a Senior Resident Fellow at the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR). He is a former French diplomat who was seconded to the GCSP in 2004 before becoming a staff member.

Lidia Matias

SCRAP Weapons

Lidia Matias is the SCRAP Weapons representative in Geneva, and would be convening the panel discussion.

Lídia has almost ten years of experience in government, networking and advocacy, initially in the Brazilian Congress and then, more recently, in international organizations in Geneva. She has a strong track record in shaping policy and legislation through negotiation and effective stakeholder engagement

  • Friday 30 August, 2019
  • 13:00 – 15:00
  • Room 6, Centre International de Conférences Genève (CICG) Rue de Varembé 17, 1211 Genève