Show all latest resources

Filter

Resources

Ordered by relevance, then date

Running on the spot: The Sixth Conference of States Parties to the Arms Trade Treaty
Blog

Running on the spot: The Sixth Conference of States Parties to the Arms Trade Treaty

With COVID-19 creating havoc for all manner of international processes, the Sixth Conference of States Parties of the Arms Trade Treaty limited itself to a ‘conference by written procedure’, intended to do little more than keep things ticking over. In this it largely succeeded, but a pre-COVID-19 trend to less transparency seemed to accelerate over the year, writes Roy Isbister.  

28 August 2020
Statement on the UK Government decision to resume licensing arms exports to Saudi Arabia
News & events

Statement on the UK Government decision to resume licensing arms exports to Saudi Arabia

The UK has doubled-down on its long-held position as one of the main suppliers of fighter aircraft and bombs for Saudi Arabia’s catastrophic war in Yemen, declaring at the end of a review into its arms export processes that Saudi violations of international humanitarian law (IHL) are not systematic enough to merit restraint. 

8 July 2020
Supporting strategic trade controls in Malaysia
News & events

Supporting strategic trade controls in Malaysia

In February, Saferworld held an interactive training workshop in Penang for freight-forwarding agents, who are on the front line when it comes to facilitating the international movement of strategic trade goods.

1 April 2020
The UK’s arms-to-Saudi quagmire: from tragedy to farce
Comment & analysis

The UK’s arms-to-Saudi quagmire: from tragedy to farce

Despite a June court decision barring the UK Government from approving arms sales to Saudi Arabia, the UK’s International Trade Secretary has admitted to granting two licences in violation of the ruling. Roy Isbister argues that this is yet another example of how the current UK system is fundamentally flawed.

20 September 2019
Government outreach to industry: experiences from Malaysia and South Korea on preventing the trade of weapons and dangerous goods
Comment & analysis

Government outreach to industry: experiences from Malaysia and South Korea on preventing the trade of weapons and dangerous goods

A recent series of meetings in Vienna and London brought together experts from around the world to discuss their experiences of preventing the diversion or trade of weapons and other dangerous goods, and also explored ways for governments to reach out to industry to help ensure compliance. We spoke with Datin Mega Marissa Malek and Kyung-Lyung Lee to hear their thoughts.

22 January 2019

Our cookies

We use cookies, which are small text files, to improve your experience on our website.
You can allow or reject non essential cookies or manage them individually.

Reject allAllow all

More options  •  Cookie policy

Our cookies

Allow all

We use cookies, which are small text files, to improve your experience on our website. You can allow all or manage them individually.

You can find out more on our cookie page at any time.

EssentialThese cookies are needed for essential functions such as logging in and making payments. Standard cookies can't be switched off and they don't store any of your information.
AnalyticsThese cookies help us collect information such as how many people are using our site or which pages are popular to help us improve customer experience. Switching off these cookies will reduce our ability to gather information to improve the experience.
FunctionalThese cookies are related to features that make your experience better. They enable basic functions such as social media sharing. Switching off these cookies will mean that areas of our website can't work properly.
AdvertisingThese cookies help us to learn what you're interested in so we can show you relevant adverts on other websites and track the effectiveness of our advertising.
PersonalisationThese cookies help us to learn what you're interested in so we can show you relevant content.

Save preferences