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Theme: conventional weapons

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  • Pulling the trigger: gun violence in Europe Report

    Authors: Nils Duquet (ed.), Szymon Buczyński, Piotr Chlebowicz, Sanja Ćopić, Quitterie de Labbey, Mirjana Dokmanović, Matteo Dressler (with the support of Clara Vandewege and Sofie Waebens), Declan Hillier, Paul James, Katharina Krüsselmann, Matt Lewis, Marieke Liem, Jarosław Moszczyński, Tomasz Safjański, Dennis Vanden Auweele.

    Publication date: 27/10/2022

    This report contains the 7 country studies  – Belgium, Estonia, the Netherlands, Poland, Serbia, Spain and Sweden –  that were undertaken as part of the second phase of project TARGET. While the reader will be able to observe interesting similarities ... read more

  • Armed to Kill: A comprehensive analysis of the guns used in public mass shootings in Europe between 2009 and 2018 Report

    Authors: Nils Duquet, Nino Kbiltsetskhlashvili, Isthiaq Khan & Eric Woods

    Publication date: 03/10/2019

    This report analyses the firearms used in public mass shootings (with at least four deaths) in Europe between 2009-2018. In most of these shootings the perpetrator acted alone and had no terrorist motives. Public mass shootings by persons with terrorist ... read more

  • Flemish Foreign Arms Trade and Trade in Dual Use Items 2009 Report

    Authors: Nils Duquet

    Publication date: 17/03/2010

    This report analyzes the Flemish Foreign Arms Trade and Trade in Dual Use Items in 2009. read more

  • The Belgian regime for the control of brokering in military and dual-use items Report

    Authors: Kathleen Van Heuverswyn

    Publication date: 02/03/2010

    Brokering is a separate category of activity in the international trade in military. − materials and dual–use goods. Brokers act as intermediaries to facilitate. This report looks into the Belgian framework for the control on military goods. read more