Arms Trade & Security

For over two decades, IPIS has developed solid expertise on arms trade and related issues.  IPIS researchers have published detailed reports separately and in association with other partners, including consultancy work for the United Nations and for Amnesty International, on problematic transfers of arms and their logistics.


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How IPIS uses data from subscribers to our briefings

French below/Français ci-dessous We’re making some updates to IPIS’ Privacy Policy to ensure you know exactly what information we have from you and what we do with it, in compliance with the new European data protection laws. Our policy came into effect on May 25, 2018. To receive IPIS’ news and publications, you can  subscribe to […]

IPIS launches e-learning for a thorough understanding of the global Arms Trade Treaty

As governments gather in Geneva to discuss how to regulate the global arms trade by implementing the Arms Trade Treaty, the Belgian Research Group IPIS is launching a set of self-learning digital modules to promote understanding of the Treaty. The e-learning modules are designed to support the early ratification and effective implementation of the Treaty. […]

A Farewell to Sergio Finardi

The 2nd of December, in Chicago – where he had lived for many years – Sergio Finardi passed away following a short illness. For over a decade he was a research partner of IPIS, commissioning and co-authoring reports on arms transfers and defence logistics. Sergio was a friend and tireless companion of many battles, he […]

Logistics Transport Databank

IPIS and Transarms (Chicago) have developed a joint databank on transport and logistics companies, transport events, and documents related to the arms trade. Presently the databank includes some 6,000 companies. More information on the Transarms website.

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