Measures to prevent firearms moving from the licit to the illicit market within the us in general, small arms are smuggled from countries with weaker laws to. The hfg review a publication of the harry frank guggenheim foundation spring 2005 small arms and light weapons: a call for research. The illicit trade in small arms and light weapons occurs in all parts of the globe but is concentrated in areas afflicted by armed conflict, violence, and organized. In collaboration with partners worldwide, the united nations has developed international small arms control standards (isacs) that provide clear, practical and.
Research project mapping illicit small arms trafficking this research project was carried out from january 1999 to may 2000 to examine the main small arms . 3-2008 the illicit arms trade: a social network analysis david todd kinsella portland state university let us know how access to this document benefits you. Detecting illegal arms trade by stefano dellavigna and eliana la ferrara published in volume 2, issue 4, pages 26-57 of american economic journal:. South african police have detained the russian-owned freighter lada after a tip- off about an allegedly illegal cargo of weaponry on board.
The illicit trade in small arms and light weapons delivers a global supply of subject terms small arms proliferation, arms trafficking, arms brokers, middle. Illicit arms trafficking fuels civil wars, contributes to sky-rocketing crime rates and feeds the arsenals of the world's worst terrorists particularly troubling is the illicit . A new study by the armaments research group finds that online sellers are responsible for an illicit arms trade through social media platforms.
Taking note of the substantial developments in the fight against proliferation of illicit small arms and light weapons (salw) in africa through signing, ratifying. Madam president, i am pleased and honoured to take part in this debate under your leadership i look forward to getting to know my other colleagues on the. A un small arms treaty signed by the us provides a 'legal way around the 2nd amendment.
This is part one of a two-part series examining china's arms trade china is one of the world's top small arms producers, and the products of. The guided-missile destroyer uss jason dunham (ddg 109), deployed to us 5th fleet, seized an illicit shipment of arms from a stateless skiff. Illicit flows of small arms and light weapons undermine security and the rule of law they are often a factor behind the forced displacement of civilians and. The tangled web of illicit arms trafficking by rachel stohl small arms trafficking in the 21st century is nothing if not a global operation34 in 2002, traffickers.
Illicit firearms and small arms and light weapons (salw) continue to contribute to instability and violence in the european union, in its immediate. The un programme of action provides the framework for activities to counter the illicit trade in small arms and light weapons it was adopted by all un member. Abstract: despite calls to reduce illicit arms flows, it remains difficult to detect and quantify them one proposed method for detecting and. Learn about working at small arms survey join linkedin today for free see who you know at small arms survey, leverage your professional network, and get.