Ammunition Management Advisory Team

Mode of operation

AMAT is part of the GICHD and operates in a strategic partnership withthe UN SaferGuard Programme. AMAT receivesadvice from itsAdvisory Council which comprises states, UN agencies, regional organisations and field implementing partners active in ammunition management.AMATresponds to assistance requests from states as well as service requests from theUN SaferGuard Programmeand partners, with due consideration to available resources, organisation of work (annual work plans) and assessment of risks involved. Beyond its own staff capacity, AMAT manages the UN SaferGuard roster of experts and welcomesseconded personnelfrom states to expand its capacityto accommodaterequests for assistance and services in amore effectiveand comprehensive manner.

AMAT's  activities are conducted in cooperation with partners such as the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA).