The Flemish Peace Institute is an independent
institute for peace research at the Flemish Parliament.

Project TARGET – Online presentation of research results

Publication date: 16/12/2021

How does illicit firearms trafficking impact gun violence in Europe? That was Project TARGET’s central question.

Rewatch the integral version of the online presentation of the research results on 13/12/2021 here. Download the full report here. 

Project TARGET significantly improves our understanding of the dynamics of gun violence across Europe and the impact of illicit firearms trafficking on gun violence.  It is also the first in-depth study on the relationship between illicit firearms trafficking and different types of gun violence across Europe.