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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 »

Potentially powerful; The European Defence Agency at five years. - mei 2009

Published by Campagne tegen Wapenhandel & Transnational Institute, May 2009--  Five years after its creation, the European Defence Agency (EDA) is still no more than a potential vehicle for a common European Defence Policy. lees meer »

From Venus to Mars: the European Union´s steps towards the militarisation of space - november 2008

European space policy is increasingly driven by military rather than civilian objectives, according to a new report, released The report is released on the eve of the European Space Agency (ESA) Ministerial meeting in The Hague, which will set new objectives and budgets for the agency. lees meer »

Dutch arms export continues to grow - Analysis arms export 2007

The Netherlands strengthens its position as major arms exporter, with export licenses worth over one billion euro. lees meer »

Good conduct? Ten years of the EU Code of Conduct on Arms Exports - juni 2008

Ten years after the launch of the EU Code of Conduct on Arms Exports the policy document is in need of revision, say eight European NGO's in a common report.  The Code cannot handle the reality of today's globalised arms trade and is still not a legally-binding agreement. The Code of Conduct on Arms exports must be seen as a first step. lees meer »

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