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


  • Project DIVERT: Non-regularised firearms in the European Union Report

    Authors: Matteo Dressler, Nils Duquet & Julia Eckelmann

    Publication date: 28/04/2021

    Project DIVERT focuses on three specific diversion methods; Theft, fraud and non-regularisation. The DIVERT-report you can download below focuses on non-regularisation, more specifically on the diversion of firearms, components and ammunition through conflict legacies, illegal inheritance and regulatory changes in the ... read more

  • Elfnovember Lecture by Lois S Bibbings Lecture

    Location: Ieper

    Date: 10/11/2019

    War Resistance during the First World War: Reflections from Beyond the Centenary is the title of Lois Bibbings’ speech at the Elfnovember lecture on November 10th at Ieper. “No Queens, no heirs or officers involved. No daft ceremonies, no patriotism ... read more

  • Firearms and deaths by firearms in the EU Factsheet

    Publication date: 11/12/2018

    In recent years, policy attention to firearm violence in the European Union (EU) has increased greatly. A thorough insight into the problem is an important step in developing such a policy. How many firearms are circulating in the EU? How ... read more

  • Policy brief ‘Strengthening information-exchange on arms exports’ Report

    Authors: Diederik Cops

    Publication date: 22/11/2018

    The Flemish Peace Institute launches a new publication format: its first policy brief. In these policy briefs, the Institute aims to combine an in depth and thorough analysis with a set of specific recommendations to address the findings and conclusions ... read more