Research reports

Border Wars: The arms dealers profiting from refugee tragedy

07/2016 The European arms industry, involved in selling arms to the Middle East, is the same one now profiting from militarising EU’s borders, reveals a new report researched by the Dutch NGO Stop Wapenhandel and published by Transnational Institute. lees meer »

Dutch arms used in the Yemen war

Parliament supports proposal for investigation 24/11/2015 - It is very likely that arms and military systems sold from or transited through The Netherlands are used in the war in Yemen, writes the Dutch campaign group Stop Wapenhandel (Stop Arms Trade) in a recently published research report. It concerns Howitzers, tank communication systems, fighter jets and naval fire control systems. lees meer »

Arms trade between Europe and Asia, report

Nov.2014 The arms trade is a push market. Military companies work hard to get new costumers convinced of the need of the newest, most expensive technology, writes Martin Broek in East meets West on weapons and conflicts, a report for the Europe Asia People's Forum. lees meer »

Guns, Debt and Corruption: Military spending and the EU crisis

April 2013 - Report published by TNI and Campagne tegen Wapenhandel. -- High levels of European military spending played a key role in the unfolding EU debt crisis. The report, Guns, Debt and Corruption: Military spending and the EU crisis, also demonstrates how military budgets across Europe have been largely protected, at a time of severe social cuts. With online infographics. lees meer »

Dutch arms export report analysis 2010

January 2012 - Each year the Campagne tegen Wapenhandel publishes a critical report of the Dutch arms export figures and policy. The analysis of 2010 is now available in English. lees meer »

New report presses thorough review of EU arms export control system

November 2011 - European NGOs and academics have launched the report, Lessons from MENA – Appraising EU transfer of military and security equipment to the Middle East and North Africa. The report makes specific recommendations as to how the EU instrument could be improved. lees meer »

European technology arming the world - European Aeronautic Defense and Space Company EADS - May 2011

Report on the military activities of EADS - The European Aeronautic Defense and Space Company (EADS) is a pan-European arms producer. It is an example of formerly national organised defence industries merging for more profit and better access to export markets. EADS is contaminated with all the disgraces of the arms industry: It sells weapons to human rights violators, it produces nuclear weapons and it is subject to fraud investigations. lees meer »

Rhetoric or restraint: Trade in military equipment under the EU transfer control system. - November 2010

EU member states claim a leading role in arms trade contol, but new research shows a systemaic violation of their own export rules. This report presents several cases where economic profits or political interests overrules the EU arms export control system. After publication of this report question were asked in Dutch parliament and European parliament. lees meer »

29-30 mei 2010 ENAAT meeting 2010 Amsterdam

May 2010 the European Network Against Arms Trade (ENAAT) met in Amsterdam to exchange research information and debate campaign strategies. The Campagne tegen Wapenhandel was hosting the meeting. The presentations were reported by a live weblog, including movies, weblinks and audio. lees meer »

Analysis of Dutch arms exports 2008

The year 2008 was a record year for Dutch arms exports. lees meer »

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