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


  • Gun Ownership in Belgium Report

    Authors: Nils Duquet & Maarten Van Alstein

    Publicatiedatum: 19/09/2012

    This report sheds some light on the size and nature of gun ownership in Belgium through (1) the official statistics of the Belgian Central Weapons Register and the databases of provincial weapons administrations, and (2) the results of telephone surveysthe ... read more

  • Flemish foreign trade in dual-use items 2011 Report

    Authors: Nils Duquet

    Publicatiedatum: 19/06/2012

    Dual-use items are products and technologies that were not developed specifically for military purposes but which may have a military application. Exports of these dual-use items from Flanders are regulated by EC Regulation 428/2009. This report analyses licences issued and ... read more

  • Advice concerning the draft for a Flemish Arms Trade Act Advice

    (Advice in Dutch) On 21 November 2011, the Flemish Government submitted a draft Arms Trade Act to the Flemish Parliament. This act should establish a legal framework for the Flemish arms trade (after regionalization of the competences on arms trade ... read more