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

Panel on the prevention of misuse of weapons – Eurocrim conference

18/09/2019 - 21/09/2019
All day

The Peace Institute is taking part in the annual EUROCRIM conference, organized by the European Society of Criminology. The Peace Institute coordinates a panel on the prevention of the misuse of weapons. Researchers Quitterie de Labbey and Matteo Dressler are giving a presentation on the theft of weapons in Europe. Researcher Nils Duquet, together with Toine Spapens (Tilburg University), will discuss the ways in which terrorists acquire weapons in Europe.  Marieke Liem (Leiden University) is giving a presentation on firearms in Europe. Elke Devroe, director of the Flemish Peace Institute, moderates the panel. More information and a precise scientific program will be available in July 2019.