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Theme: conventional weapons

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

    Authors: Diederik Cops

    Publicatiedatum: 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

  • Factsheet Flemish foreign arms trade 2017 Factsheet

    Publicatiedatum: 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

  • Flemish foreign arms trade 2016 Report

    Authors: Diederik Cops

    Publicatiedatum: 16/10/2017

    Summary of the report on Flemish foreign arms trade 2016. This summary describes the main conclusions of recent analyses by the  Peace Institute of the arms export control practices of the Flemish government in 2016. read more

  • Scrutinizing arms exports in Europe: The reciprocal relationship between transparency and parliamentary control External publication

    Information on exports of conventional military equipment was traditionally kept out of the public and political realm. In recent decades this gradually changed, and within the EU, Member States are legally bound to publish an annual report on arms exports ... read more