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institute for peace research at the Flemish Parliament.

Theme: conventional weapons

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  • Under the radar: Transit of military goods – from licensing to control Report

    Authors: Diederik Cops & Kathleen Vanheuverswyn

    Publication date: 25/04/2022

    Controlling the transit and transshipment of military goods is essential to secure the legal international arms trade, to prevent diversion and to avoid the undesirable proliferation of conventional weapons. However, the efficient and effective implementation of such controls is for ... read more

  • Factsheet Flemish foreign arms trade 2017 Factsheet

    Publication date: 02/10/2018

    In 2017 the licensed value of Flemish arms exports amounted to €106,8 million. In total, the Flemish government issued 126 individual licences for exports or transfers of defence-related goods. These numbers are in line with previous years. Main facts: Licensed ... read more

  • Advice on the decision to purchase new combat aircraft for the Air Component of the Belgian Defence Forces Advice

    Publication date: 16/06/2014

    In view of the decision about the purchase of new combat aircraft for the Air Component of the Belgian Defence Forces, the Flemish Peace Institute advises to articulate a comprehensive vision of Belgian Defence, clarify the economic impact and conduct ... read more

  • Advice concerning the global Arms Trade Treaty Advice

    Publication date: 11/03/2013

    In the framework of the negotiations concerning a global Arms Trade Treaty in  March 2013, the Flemish Peace Institute launched an advice to the Federal and Regional Governments of Belgium, as well as other actors involved in the negotiations, to address ... read more