India to assume chairmanship of Wassenaar Arrangement

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India to assume chairmanship of Wassenaar Arrangement

Recently India has assumed the presidency of the plenary session of the Wassenaar Arrangement for one year.

  • The 42-member Wassenaar Arrangement is a voluntary export control regime that monitors transfers of conventional arms and dual-use items.
  • Dual-use items refer to items that have both military and civilian uses.
  • It may be noted that during 30 November – 1 December 2022, the 26th annual plenary of the Wassenaar Arrangement was held in Vienna.
  • It was chaired by Ambassador Eoin O’Leary of Ireland to Ambassador Jaideep Majumdar of India, who is Permanent Representative to the United Nations and International Organizations in Vienna.

Wassenaar Arrangement

  • India joined the Wassenaar Arrangement in December 2017 as the 42nd member.
  • The Wassenaar Arrangement is a multilateral export control regime that works to promote transparency and greater accountability in transfers of conventional arms and dual-use goods and technologies through the regular exchange of information among its members. Does
  • The purpose of this arrangement is to monitor such transfers and prevent the “accumulation with the intent to destabilize” conventional weapons and dual-use goods.
  • The secretariat of the Wassenaar Arrangement is in Vienna, Austria.

Source – PIB

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